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Grant Requests funded in 2016 by the MVMF
Grant Requests Funded in 2016 by the MVMF
The MVMF received a total of 22 grant requests to review at their April 13, 2016 meeting. After careful review and discussion by MVMF board members, 20 grant requests were funded by the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Foundation for a total of $61,500. In addition, veterinary technician grants totaling $8,000 were approved.
For a historical look at all the requests the MVMF has funded since its inception in 1990, see our MVMFCares.org website. Thank you for your support of the MVMF! Over the years your support has helped us give over $1,200,000, and this past February we approved $48,000 in scholarships to our veterinary students!
The following were approved for 2016 grants:
Animal Folks Cruelty Manuals $1,000
Carrie Howe (vet. student travel) $ 500
Chanhassen High School (feral cat shelters) $ 350
CVM, Research Training (summer scholar program) $500
Equitarian Initiative (Hondurus) $ 500
Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry Conference $6,000
Student Travel Grants $2,000
Minnesota 4H Fdn. $3,000
MN FFA Fdn. $3,000
MN Vet. Med. Reserve Corps $2,000
MNVPMN (Practice Mgrs. program) $3,000
Miracle of Birth Exhibit $12,500
MVMA CE Committee $ 4,500
SIRVS (Student Indian Reservation project) $ 4,000
Surgery Suite Exhibit $ 5,000
VetCamp (high school vet. education) $ 6,000
SCAVMA Dog Olympics $ 2,000
Veterinary History Museum $ 500
VeTouch (vet. student clinical training) $ 2,500
MVMA/MVMF Student Rep. $ 500
Ridgewater College Technician Scholarships (2 @ $1,000) $2,000
Argosy College Technician Scholarships (2 @ $1,000) $2,000
Rochester RCTC (2 @ $1,000) $2,000
Globe Education Network (2 @ $1,000) $2,000
A total of $56,000 in scholarships and $61,500 in grant requests were funded in 2016 for a total of $117,500.
MVMF fundraising activities as well as individual gifts or gifts to the Legacy Society through estates allow the foundation to continue its support of veterinary student education and the many important grant programs and activities that are listed above. If you would like to receive more information about making a gift to the foundation please contact the MVMA office at 651-645-7533 or firstname.lastname@example.org.