Showing posts from February, 2012

Beyond the Classroom: Creating a Culture of Learning in Communities

2012 NMF Regional Summit - Thursday May 17th 8:30 am — 4:30 pm (six hours of CEUs available)University of Minnesota, Crookston ~ Bede Ballroom
Anyone involved in education, in a school, in a business, or a community: Don’t miss this opportunity to hear about the future of education and how to prepare for it. Learn of national best practices in school/parent/community partnerships that are enhancing education, student achievement and development. Find out about IMPACT 20/20 pilot projects going on in four of the region’s schools and creating a culture of learning in communities.

KEYNOTES: As the Future Catches You Dr. Linda Baer
Then and Now: New Directions for Programs of Family and Community Involvement for Student Success Dr. Joyce Epstein
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask Dr. Anton Treuer
$75 Registration -- $100 after May 3 --  6 hours CEUsLearn more online and PRE-REGISTER (required)

Request for Proposals: Women’s Fund Grants and Scholarships
The Northwest Minnesota Women’s Fund is calling for funding proposals for programs and services that benefit women and girls within the twelve county NorthwestMinnesota Foundation service area. Counties served by NMF are Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, and Roseau.
Grant Program The Northwest Minnesota Women’s Funddevelops resources and serves as a catalyst for improving the quality of life for women and girls.They envision a region where women and girls reach their full potential and work toward that end through grants, scholarships, education, and recognition programs.
The Women’s Fund will consider grant applications for up to $2,500.To qualify for consideration, applications must support the mission and vision of the Women’s Fund.Priority will be given to applications that support the Women’s Fund goals: Developing entrepreneurial and economic o…