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UMF Board Meets

August 1, 2015

The UMF Board of Directors met on August 1, 2015 in Philadelphia. As part of it's annual review of UMF operations and outcome the Board affirmed its commitment and support of the Founders vision for the future of the organization and its goals and objectives. 

Some specifics include:

         + Approval of the Financial Report which included the very positive financial, and growing status of the Foundation.

         + Notice of major donations during the year ( corporate and individuals)

         + Report on fundraising during the year

         + Report of planned ceremony for August 2, 2015 i.e. 51 scholarships and $110K in awards)

         + Update on upgraded marketing and donor cultivation plans implemented since 2014 Board meeting.

        + Agreement to raise minimum GPA to 2.5 for scholarship consideration.

        +  As part of our increased focus on "finishing" (not just "starting") , we could add post-graduation services such as a "How To Get A Job" workshop for seniors preparing for employment options after graduation

UMF Downloads

downloadDownload the UMF Scholarship Application by clicking here. Please print and mail completed package (all materials) in one envelope by March 31.

downloadDownload the UMF Research Grant Application by clicking here. Please print and mail per application instructions by November 30.


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