En Ka Society Gifts Committee

announces

2nd Quarter Grants 

 

The following Grants were reviewed and approved:

 

Mission of Deeds:  

Mission of Deeds were requesting funds to support their Beds Campaign to purchase cribs and beds for Children and adults. 

 

Winchester Recreation Department:   

To cover costs of one of the summer concerts held on the Winchester Common. 

 

Winchester High School Model Congress: 

Winchester High School Harvard Model Congress was requesting funds for competition. 

 

Winchester Farmers Market:  

To sponsor a series of of food preparation and cooking demonstration two Saturdays a month at the Winchester Farmers Market on the Common cooking demonstration.  This grant would be to purchase equipment required to have the cooking series. 

 

Winchester Public School Literacy Coaches:  

Requesting funds that will allow classrooms to purchase enough books to support district-wide initiative. Winchester Elementary classrooms are implanting the Lucy Calvin’s units of studying in reading. 

 

Parent to Parent:  

Parent to Parent is requesting funds for Julie Morgenstern to speak on February 11th at Winchester High School. Free to the public.

 

WHS Alumni Association:  

Seeking funds for startup Alumni Association to generate awareness through direct mailing and newsletter.  The alumni association is to connect, engage and network Winchester High School students, staff and alumni.


Winchester Public Elementary School and McCall Middle School:  

Requesting funds to provide Service Book collection at each elementary school and at the McCall Middle School.

 

Winchester Public School Teacher Institution:  

Winchester Public School teachers are requesting funds for professional development for social concerns for students. 


The En Ka Society is a volunteer non-profit organization comprised of women in Winchester.  The Society's objective is to provide aid, through volunteer services and through raising funds, for local charities, non-profit organizations and other groups that serve the people of Winchester. Local non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply for En Ka grants, which are awarded quarterly.

The deadline for NEXT quarter's grant requests is MARCH 1, 2019. Applications are available at enkasociety.org, under the Grants section.  Please note that requests to fund salaries or fixed operating expenses cannot be considered.  A project budget and organization financial statement must be included with the requests for funding.

Since 2000, En Ka has awarded over $1,000,000 through more than 400 grants to local organizations that address the needs of students and youth, the elderly, the physically challenged, and non-profit organizations devoted to providing enrichment and/or health and social services to the Winchester community.

For more information, refer to enkasociety.org (Grants Guidelines) or contact gifts@enkasociety.org


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En Ka Fair Poster Contest Winner

We have a winner of the

En Ka Fair Poster Contest! 


Winchester High School Senior, Elizabeth Rozmanith. 

Congratulations Elizabeth and to all of the artists who entered our contest!


The finalists were:

Andrea Budiu - Freshman Claire Fadness, Senior

Kevin Fieleke, Senior Maria Zhang, Senior


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