Ascena Seeks Nominations for Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards

The Ascena Foundation seeks nominations for the Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards program which supports efforts to make the world a better place for women and children, with a focus in the areas of health, education, social reform and self-esteem.

Deadline: May 31.

The program chooses a single grand-prize winner to receive $100,000 and two runners up to receive $25,000 based on work they do that empowers women and children in the fields listed above.

Nominees must be a legal resident of the United States; at least 18 years old on the date of nomination; and the creator or founder of a social impact organization with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service. The nominee also must be the organization’s principal decision maker in management and development matters. In addition, the organization must be independent and autonomous and must not be substantially supported by, or serve the purpose of promoting, religious or political organizations or beliefs.

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About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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