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UCM Foundation Announces Opportunity Grants

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (May 21, 2013) – Projects that range from helping student veterans to teaching bully prevention will receive funding from the UCM Foundation Opportunity Grants, Jason Drummond, Foundation executive director, announced during a reception in the Elliott Union Kitterman Room.

“We’re excited that the Foundation Board of Directors chose to provide funding for every project submitted in our first year of offering these grants to our faculty and staff,” Drummond said. “We had a tremendous response from our academic community and the review committee was impressed by the variety of projects. We believe these will have a significant impact on learning opportunities for our students.”

Grants ranged from $300 to $4,500. Recipients and projects are:

The UCM Foundation is a nonprofit organization that advances the University of Central Missouri by raising and investing philanthropic gifts, stewarding donors and pursuing best practices in foundation governance. It recently was ranked in the nation’s top 10 percent of public and private higher education organizations for its five-year rate of return.