In 2021, the Women and Philanthropy Network awarded $199,327 to five academic initiatives at the University of Kentucky. Grant funds were awarded to support the following proposals:

Stuckert Career Center – Wildcat Internship Scholarship Program: Increasing Student Access to Internship Opportunities, $40,000

College of Pharmacy – Healthcare Communication Mentorship Program for Historically Underrepresented Groups, $18,750

College of Public Health – Documenting Kentucky’s COVID Stories: A Collaboration of College of Public Health, College of Communication & Information and Libraries, $49,963

J. David Rosenberg College of Law – The Kentucky Legal Education Opportunity Scholarships, $50,000

College of Health Sciences – Physical Therapy Networking in Action – Representing our Commonwealth – $40,614

Since its inception, the Women and Philanthropy Network has distributed $2,683,719.

2021 Women and Philanthropy Symposium

The Women and Philanthropy Network is accepting proposals through July 31, 2022. Proposals will be presented in person to the Leadership Council on September 22, 2022. The top 10 proposals will then be presented to the full membership in person on November 3, 2023. Funding will be available in February 2023 to be used by August 1, 2024.

Submit your proposal by downloading the application and reviewing our guidelines and helpful tips.

Please contact Lisa Atkinson with proposal inquiries.