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 Conference 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 Leather History Conference 2016. We were able to repeat that for Leather History Preservation Weekend 2017!
We were able to provide SEVEN scholarship grants for Leather History Preservation Weekend 2018. We also provided several scholarships in 2019. The Foundation is now looking for donations to fund scholarships for our 2022 event.
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 have secured funding for FIVE 2022 scholarships already! Thank you, everyone, for your generousity. Help us fund a few more and break another record!
Scholarship fund donations are now tax deductible, and may be made through our Paypal account, please indicate in the NOTES if you would like your donation to apply to the scholarship fund.
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.
SPONSOR A SCHOLARSHIP!
Contact firstname.lastname@example.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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