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Dates to Remember
Women's Philanthropy Forum
March 9, 2017

Do Something! Day
June 15, 2017
Women's Fund Luncheon
September 7, 2017

Women's Fund Board of Directors 
Sara Micheletti|President
Amy Van Straten| S ecretary/Treasurer
Beth Davis
Sarah Dressel
Janelle Fuhrmann
Jenny Haas
Kris Hietpas
Lori Hoersch
Florence Makope
Neely Pinnock
Irene Strohbeen
Marjorie Sutter
Gina Vanden Heuvel

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Women's Fund for the Fox Valley Region 
February E-News

Please join us at the Women's Philanthropy Forum for an afternoon of education, innovation and inspiration!

March 9, 2017
Butte des Morts Country Club | 3600 W. Prospect Avenue, Appleton
Registration: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm |  Program: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Networking: 5:00 - 6:30

Lead Your Own Movement
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm | $35 (includes networking)
What does Philanthropy Mean to You and How Are You Going to Live It? Attend this workshop presented by Marybeth Cottrill, Vice President - Wealth Strategist for Northern Trust. 

You can be a catalyst for change. Explore how finances and personal values all play a part in determining how you give your time, talents and treasure. 

Marybeth Cottrill , CFP, AEP Vice President - Wealth Strategist for The Northern Trust Company is a board member of the Wisconsin Philanthropy network, a former board member of the Women and Girls Fund of Waukesha County and the Director of Programming for TEMPO Milwaukee, a women's professional and leadership development organization.

Networking Only
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm | $20 ($25 at door)
Can't come for the program? Join us for networking! End your day with energy and meet others who have a passion for helping local women and girls thrive. Light hors d'oeuvres provided. Cash bar available. 

Scholarship Opportunities!      
Ashley Marie Abraham Scholarship - $2,000
Established in loving memory of Ashley Marie who attended Oshkosh West High School. Female students graduating from Oshkosh North or Oshkosh West high schools majoring in nursing or pre-medicine are eligible to apply.

Helen Spasoff Kratzer Scholarship - $2,500
Established by Helen and Carl Kratzer in 2006 to support female students pursuing a degree in education at a UW-System school. Mrs. Kratzer is an Appleton resident and former teacher who wishes to help other young women become quality teachers. Female students from Appleton East, Appleton North, Appleton West, Fox Valley Lutheran, Hortonville, Kimberly, Little Chute or Xavier high schools are eligible to apply.

Visit the Scholarships page on our website for complete guidelines and application materials.

The Women's Fund is honored to have helped the Abraham and Kratzer families put their philanthropic dreams into action. We can help you too! Contact executive director Becky Boulanger, (920)702-7617 for more information.

Women's Fund Project Grant Review       
The Women's Fund has received eleven applications aiming to improve the economic security for women ages 18-29 and six applications addressing mental health needs of women and girls in our community. 

Our grants committee will be carefully reviewing these projects and awarding a total of $75,000 to these worthwhile programs. Watch for our May newsletter announcing the 2017 projects and grantee organizations.

See all the programs funded by the Women's Fund in 2016 here.

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