The MPI-Wisconsin Chapter Founders Grant is funded at up to $500 and honors the legacy of the Charter Members of the MPI-Wisconsin Chapter. One of the goals of our founding 5 Charter Members was to create an opportunity for people to come together, network and learn. The goal of the Grant is to support someone within our chapter to access new ideas, new information, further grow their knowledge and network within the industry, and this Grant helps to financially fund this new endeavor!
Based upon membership need, multiple grant awards may be awarded for lesser amounts up to a total of $500 in grant awards. The funds can be used at the discretion of the recipient for:
The Founders Grant recipient will be formally announced at the September 14, 2016 Awards Banquet.
Criteria for Eligibility
Any individual who is a current member of MPI-Wisconsin and has been a member for at least one year at the date of the application deadline may apply. The previous year's winner is not eligible to apply.
A complete application package consists of:
Mail the narrative to:
MPI Wisconsin Headquarters
2830 Agriculture Dr.
Madison, WI 53718
The application package will be considered incomplete until all items have been received.
The deadline for application is Friday, August 26, 2016.
Disbursement of Funds
Funds will be sent directly to the Grant winner within 4 weeks of announcement.
During the following program year the recipient is required to submit at least one article for publication in the MPI-Wisconsin newsletter. The article must pertain to the educational value of the grant.