2005 Grant Awards  
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Competitive Grants Memorial Grants

Memorial Grants are awarded by invitation only at the discretion of the Board of Trustees or Executive Director based on community need and available funds.

Martin Luther King Scholarship Fund $2,250
Township of Montclair
205 Claremont Avenue
Montclair , NJ 07042

Hortense Ridley Tate Memorial Grant to support college scholarships for Montclair High School graduates, with preference to qualified women of color, planning to study economics, finance or related college majors. Recipients were publicly announced and are file with the Township MLK Fund

Unitarian Church of Montclair , Undoing Racism Committee $2,500
67 Church Street
Montclair , NJ 07042

Emily H. Kennedy Memorial Grant to support the Undoing Racism Committee and the annual national model course that helps citizens understand and combat systemic racism. Emily H. Kennedy was a lifelong member of the YWCA who graduated from the Undoing Racism three times. She voted in favor of the transition to MFW only weeks before her death.

Partners for Women and Justice $500
356 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair , NJ 07042

Author Kinoy Memorial Grant to help the Partners to meet two Donors' Matching Gift challenges totaling $50,000. MFW's unrestricted grant will be applied for general expenses and planning.

Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence $4,000
22 Valley Road
(Offices at 100 Chestnut Street )
Montclair , NJ 07042

Marie Tafaro Memorial Grant to support the new Arts Initiative for Montclair Public Schools. This grant was made from the funds left from the YWCA's discontinued Tafaro Arts Scholarship program.

The Neighborhood Council, Inc
30 Maple Avenue
Montclair , NJ 07042

George and Marian Waples Memorial Grant to the Neighborhood Council, Inc. for strategic planning to resolve fiscal challenges confronting this historic organization that founded and continues both the only credit union in the poorest section of Montclair's predominately black Fourth Ward community the oldest daycare center serving low-income working-poor parents from the same community. $2,500

Trinity Presbyterian Student Aid
Trinity Presbyterian Church
5 High Street
Montclair , NJ 07042

Emoral Rudd Memorial Grant to support the Trinity Student Aid Fund scholarships for needy minority students attending college. Grant in lieu of flowers at the request of the church family for Emma's memorial service. $300

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