Archive for April 2015

Mundito Foundation funds fifteen scholarships to help women conquer poverty

Athens, Ga. – Mundito Foundation, an Atlanta-based private nonprofit foundation, is awarding a $30,000 grant to Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund to provide scholarships and support to fifteen women 35 and older who have low incomes. The women will receive $2,000 each in scholarships toward their technical and undergraduate programs.   “Life doesn’t always turn…

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Renewal scholars selected!

This year, $100,000 will be distributed in scholarships to 44 renewal scholars! They are hard-working women who are accomplishing their goals with the help of Jeannette Rankin supporters. Here’s what they had to say: “The Jeannette Rankin scholarship is a reminder that I can accomplish what I set out to do, in spite of the…

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Strategic Plan 2015-2017

The Jeannette Rankin board and staff have been working together and in small groups to achieve the three goals above. Five main strategies have been outlined to meet the goals: 1. Define high-level measures of success aligned with our vision 2. Develop our “Go National” plan 3. Create the funding plan to achieve our goals…

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Executive Director job description

Application deadline passed.   The Executive Director is the key leader of Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund, and is responsible for strategic implementation of the organization’s programs, administration, resource development, marketing and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.   Founded in 1976, Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund is named to…

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Announcement about our leadership transition

From my first day at Jeannette Rankin Fund, I knew I was fortunate to be part of an organization with such passionate supporters working for this important and life-changing cause. We’ve accomplished so much together! Hundreds of women have received scholarships and support, they’ve gone on to secure careers, break the cycle of poverty and…

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