"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."
In doing a little reflection of this past year, I continue to be amazed at the accomplishments of the ESA Foundation. In the last 50 years, the members of this Foundation have made exciting advancements and we have the most dedicated members who continue to encourage the Directors to move ahead.
Here is some information from the ESA Foundation "history".
Leadership Seminar, Vail, Colorado
June 30, 1970, Loveland, Colorado
An exciting new idea was presented to those in attendance the idea that ESA Women International should have a recognized charitable organization that could be of assistance to all charities whereby grants and monies could be donated by businesses and individuals who were not members of ESA.
These people had a vision, but I seriously doubt that they could ever envision that 50 years later we would be able to...
Did you know that we have 3 early bird scholarships this year? If there are any funds remaining from the processing fees after completing the website scholarship program maintenance / updating, they are used for early bird scholarships.
The number and amount of these scholarships may vary from year to year. This year the early bird scholarship amounts are $1000, $750 and $500.
So, get those applications in early. Be sure to spread this information to all students applying for applications. If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Loyd at firstname.lastname@example.org or 660-441-3310.
As a member of the ESA Foundation, we know you want to share the Foundation with your members, your friends and your community. Have you thought about giving the gift of membership in the ESA Foundation to your friends, family, Chapter, State Council? Or how about giving the gift of membership in the ESA Foundation to a business or other local organization?
Add Your state leaf to the Growing Tree!
Recruit a minimum of 2 new Life Active Members.
It is only $25 to join the ESA Foundation. Annual dues are $15. They are due by the last day of February, 2021, to be eligible to vote in the 2021 election. Want to do even more? Consider becoming a Life Active Member of the Foundation. We are continuing the "Each One Reach One" campaign to get more Life Active Members so that we can give more grants and help more people achieve their dreams. Spread the word and reach out to Chapters, State Councils, Districts, businesses, friends, etc. and let's get more new Life Active Members.
Let's beat last year with 100 new Life Active Members!
Read the full newsletter for a complete list of new Life Active Members during the 2018-'19 Each One Reach One campaign. (Reminder: Life Active membership must be paid in full by May 31, 2020 to be included in this year's membership challenge. You don't have to be an ESA member to be a Foundation member.)
The Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation is dedicated to the promotion of continuing education and to altruistic activities that make a positive difference in the world community. The ESA Foundation's major emphasis is service to others, which is illustrated in its motto: Serving the World Community...Because We Care.
Click here to view the most recent full ESAF Newsletter as well as past editions.
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ESA Foundation Scholarship Applications are Open
The ESA Foundation is offering more than 170 scholarships to talented students and applications are now open! You do not have to be an ESA or Foundation member to apply, so go ahead, search to see which scholarships you are eligible for and start your application today. All applications are due February 1, 2019 at 12AM MT.
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You don't need to be a member to apply for scholarships, but ESA has so much more for you than just scholarships through our ESA Foundation.
The Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation is dedicated to the promotion of continuing education and to altruistic activities that make a positive difference in the world community. Voluntary contributions of time and money from ESA Foundation members, ESA members, and friends of the Foundation are the ESA Foundation's sole sources of support. As a nonprofit, tax exempt corporation, the ESA Foundation supports the service and leadership programs and the philanthropic projects of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International.
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