Announcing Our 2016 Grant Cycle!
We are excited to announce a new era of grant giving with streamlined focus and more opportunity!
The 2016 giving strategy is focused on a resource basic to life and often taken for granted: clean water. Whether you live in an area where water supplies are plentiful or where water scarcity is a daily concern, issues surrounding water conservation, sanitation, and safe drinking water supplies are high on the list of environmental concerns.
In addition to the way the Foundation has given in the past, Woodard & Curran Foundation increased its giving and is offering two grant tracks. For more information visit Grant Cycle 2016 on our website!
2015: A Milestone Year
2015 was a milestone year for Woodard & Curran Foundation, marking our fifth anniversary and numerous advances.
We doubled grant-giving from the previous year, issuing $40,000 in funding to recipients representing a broad range of projects and geographies.
Re-branding efforts resulted in the refresh of the Foundation’s logo, its brand promise (Turning Passion into Progress for a Sustainable Future), and a new website.
Our Employee Outreach Campaign for 2016 increased Woodard & Curran employee
participation by 33% and raised nearly $88,000 for grant giving. Foundation volunteers produced an
impactful video to support the campaign. With Woodard & Curran’s 25% match of employee contributions, we surpassed our campaign goal to raise $100,000.
2016 Grant Giving was increased to $50,000 as a result of the success of the Outreach Campaign, and the endowment has grown to nearly $400,000.
Successful events, led by the fourth annual golf
tournament, which netted over $10,000, provided
Read more about how we did and how we are looking ahead this year in our 2015 Annual Report - fresh off the press!
Save the Date!
Our 6th Annual Easy As Pi 5K Race is August 27th! Registration and details will be available shortly.