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The Virginia FCCLA Leadership Foundation ensures the continuation of inspired youth leadership by supporting the growth and progress of the Virginia Association of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.
THANK YOU to all who financially support Virginia FCCLA through the foundation!

2018-19 Mini-Grant Application
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2018 Foundation Check

 

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Kennedy Strickler, 2017-18 State President, accepts a mock check from Dr. Cheryl Gould, Foundation Board Chair, representing their financial support of Virginia FCCLA leadership activities.

 

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In addition to your AmazonSmile purchases and the online donation option, you can support the foundation with your check made payable to "Virginia FCCLA Leadership Foundation" and mailed to P.O. Box 2968, Glen Allen, VA 23058. If you would like to double your impact, ask your company about matching gift opportunities! Contact the foundation to inquire about gifts of stock as well as gifts through wills and bequests. Plus consider Facebook fundraising - https://www.facebook.com/VirginiaFCCLA!

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What does the Leadership Foundation
do for Virginia FCCLA?

During the 2018-19 school year, the foundation will provide financial support for a wide range of projects, activities, and scholarships:

red arrow Mini-grants to local chapters for implementing projects in one of the national FCCLA programs (grant applications are available by clicking the red text above - due date is Oct. 1).
red arrow Scholarships to approximately 200 students to compete in national STAR Events and the FACS Knowledge Bowl in Anaheim, CA during the National Leadership Conference in July.
red arrow Full funding support for the Virginia FCCLA State Leadership & Recognition Conference keynote speaker.
red arrow Scholarships to state officers and national officer candidates to attend national leadership training and to carry out projects for Virginia FCCLA.
red arrow Statewide leadership training opportunities.
red arrow Mini-grants to newly-affiliated chapters.
red arrow Support for adviser professional development and the Membership & Adviser Develpment Coordinator on Virginia FCCLA staff.
red arrow College scholarship for a FACS major/future FCCLA adviser (the scholarship application is available by clicking the red text in the box to the right - due date is November 1).

Contributions are accepted anytime, however, for purposes of recognition as part of the annual campaign they need to be received by March 1.  All cumulative donations through your school or chapter will lead to recognition for the following:

red arrow All donors will be listed on a donor report that will be included in the State Leadership & Recognition Conference program and on the website.

red arrow All representatives from donor chapters that have cumulative giving of $100 or more and who are in attendance at the state conference will receive a badge ribbon.

red arrow The top donor chapter, based on cumulative giving of $125 or more, will have a processional into the Opening General Session as well as priority seating.

Why should you support the Leadership Foundation?
Testimonials from some of our supporters...

FCCLA is an investment in our future! These young leaders will pave the way for success. Janet R. - Staunton, VA

No real testimony here but I like to be able to support friends and customers and their kids in their endeavors when I can.  As you can imagine I get several hundred solicitations over the course of a year. When your state officer was willing to put on a coat and tie, come to my office and give me an organized presentation of what he and his organization do that goes a long way particularly when most of the solicitations I get come from parents who are doing the work for the kids.  When the student is involved to the degree and knowledgeable about his organization as your officer was, it made giving a donation very easy. John D. - Glen Allen, VA

When you support FCCLA, you’re putting the future in good hands.
Marisa M. - Virginia Beach, VA

Young people are the future of our country.  I want young individuals and our future citizens to know what it takes to have a strong family, how to live independently, how to build good relationships with others, how to be a wise consumer, and how to spend and save their earnings wisely.  The FCCLA Foundation provides support to both students and Family and Consumer Science teachers.  The board is a conduit for supporting and encouraging activities whereby students can learn many of the skills mentioned above.  I am proud to support a Foundation which can do so much good for students, FACS teachers and, in the end, our country.
Sandy J. - Clifton, VA

Click here to download forms to share your testimonials about your involvement in FCCLA.

Send your testimonial to: debbiewillFCCLA@comcast.net

“Developing next-level leaders!”

 

Contact for questions about the Virginia FCCLA Leadership Foundation

Debbie Will
FCCLA State Adviser
P.O. Box 2968
Glen Allen, VA 23058

(804) 364-2529
vafcclafoundation@gmail.com

2017 Scholarship Winner

2015 College Scholarship

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