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Women’s Philanthropy Fund Awards Grants

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PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 29, 2016

WOMEN’S PHILANTHROPY FUND ANNUAL MEETING AND 2016 GRANT AWARDS

Amarillo, TX – The Women’s Philanthropy Fund has awarded $40,000 in grants and the High Plains Coalition for Marriage and Family Advise and Consult Fund has awarded $16,217 in grants for an overall total of $56,217 awarded in the 2016 competitive grant cycle.  The Women’s Philanthropy Fund and the High Plains Coalition for Marriage and Family Advise and Consult Fund are component funds of the Amarillo Area Foundation.

  Women’s Philanthropy Fund  
Empower Award Turn Center $10,000
Empower Award Family Care Foundation $5,000
Impact Award Arrow Child and Family Ministries $10,000
Impact Award Panhandle Promise Project $10,000
Innovate Award Hope & Healing Place $5,000
  Total $40,000
 

High Plains Coalition for Marriage and Family Advise and Consult Fund

  Family Support Services $10,000
  Texas Tech Nurse Family Partnership $6,217
  Total $16,217
  Overall Total $56,217

For a list of the recipients and the purpose of the grant please click here.

The vision of the Women’s Philanthropy Fund is to transform the lives of women and children in the Texas Panhandle through fundraising, grant-making, and advocacy.  Membership is $1,000.00 or $500 annually and, as a Donor Advised Fund, both income and principal may be used to serve the charitable needs for which the fund was created. The vision of the High Plains Coalition for Marriage and Family Advise and Consult Fund is to strengthen and preserve families.  Over the last eight years, the Women’s Philanthropy Fund has awarded $290,000 to nonprofit agencies across the Panhandle, helping make positive differences in the physical, emotional and spiritual lives of thousands of women and children. WPF grants have supported a continuum of projects throughout the years and continues to provide resources to change lives.

2016 Board members for the Women’s Philanthropy Fund include Mary Kay Dammier, Lizzie Mason, Jessica Mitchell, Jena Taylor, Sarah Tregellas, Carolina Walden, and Lea Wright.  WPF Advisors include Nicki Crump, Kasey Long, Sharon Oeschger, Charlotte Rhodes, and Katharyn Wiegand.

Contact Charlotte Rhodes at the Amarillo Area Foundation with questions.  806.376.4521

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