LHPF Sholarship Funding

How We Fund the Leather History Preservation Foundation Scholarships

The creator of our logo, Tabitha Fischer, graciously donated her contest prize - a full three day weekend registration to Leather History Contest 2016 - to the Foundation to use for someone who wanted to attend the Conference, but could not for financial reasons.


We are incredibly grateful for both her talent, and her generosity!


This started our drive for scholarships for the event. Several other registered attendees followed suit. Thanks to their generous donations, we were able to provide a total of SIX scholarships for both Leather History Conference 2016. We were able to repeat that for Leather History Preservation Weekend 2017!


Our scholarships are funded through our sale of T-Shirts and other items through TeePublic, online and onsite auctions of donated items, and the generosity of individual donors.


We are already recieving funds and pledges to provide scholarship grants for our next event, Leather History Preservation Weekend (November 2 - 4, 2018). So far we have enough to cover SIX attendees! Thank you everyone for your generousity.


Scholarship fund donations may be made through our Paypal account, please indicate in the NOTES if you would like your donation to apply to the scholarship fund.


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If you would like to be recognized with a named scholarship in memory of a loved one, an influential person in your life, or for yourself, please email the Executive Director of the Foundation, Ms. Tori, to make arrangements.



Contact exec.director@lhpfoundation.org to learn more about becoming a Sponsor for a scholarship!


If you can't donate an entire scholarship, but you would like to contribute to our Scholarship fund, please scroll down the bottom of the page and click the DONATE button. Make sure to comment that your donation is for scholarships, otherwise your donation may be applied to our general operating expenses.

Your generousity makes good things happen!






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The Leather History Preservation Foundation is a non-profit corporation, registered with the NC Secretary of State. Our Articles of Incorporation are a matter of public record and can be found HERE.

Regarding Donations: Donations to Leather History Preservation Foundation

are NOT currently tax deductible. Donations will be appreciated, and applied to our event production costs. LHPF, Inc. has applied for IRS 501(c)3 recognition.

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