Grants

EDUCATIONAL GRANT APPLICATIONS:

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc
P.O. Box 607 Kenmore, NY 14217

Applicants should be a Senior or in their last year of school at time of applying

Charlie Wolff Memorial Award

Presented by: Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc

Due No Later Than January 31, 2018

The Charlie Wolff Memorial Award is given to a young person from the Ken-Ton area who will graduate or acquire their GED by June 2017 and who has overcome an extreme obstacle in their life and has a drive to succeed in life. When completing the attached questions please be specific and use examples. Your words can make the difference!

Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc. – Officers

President, Robert A. Fiordaliso

Secretary, Phyllis Depronio

Treasurer, Robert Wunsch

Dennis Gallagher- Chairman Awards Committee


Purpose: The purpose of this educational grant is to give financial assistance to individuals who are continuing their education. This educational award may be used for tuition, fees, supplies needed to continue your education, uniforms, etc.

Awards: The amount of the award will be up to $1000.00 based on the committee’s recommendation.

Criteria that the committee will consider include:

  • Nominee should be a Senior or in their last year of school at the time of applying
  • Community Service involvement/ ability to assist others
  • Plans for continued education or training
  • Commitment to success
  • Letter of recommendation from a current instructor
  • Must be a Ken-Ton resident

 Apply: To apply for the Charlie Wolff Memorial Award:

  • Fill out the application on next page
  • Attach a letter of recommendation from a current instructor           

 Deadline:All material must be received by January 31, 2018.

Rob Filippone Skilled Trade Award

Presented by: Rob Filippone

Due No Later Than January 31, 2018

The Rob Filippone Skilled Trade Award will be presented to a High School student from the Ken-Ton area that will graduate by June 2017. This grant is designed to offer financial assistance to a graduation Ken-Ton student to help them realize their educational and career goals in the field of a skilled trade.

Purpose: The purpose of this educational grant is to award financial assistance to a student selected by the Friends of Youth Committee who wish to continue their education in the field of skilled trades but lack the financial means. This grant can be used for educational needs or to purchase equipment for employment.

 Awards: The amount of this grant is $1000.00.

Criteria that the committee will consider include:

  • Nominee should be a Senior or in their last year of school at the time of applying
  • Community Service involvement/ ability to assist others
  • Plans for continued education or training in Technology
  • Commitment to success
  • Letter of recommendation from a current instructor/counselor
  • Must be a Ken-Ton resident

 Apply:To apply for the Rob Filippone Skilled Trade Award:

  • Fill out the application on next page
  • Attach the Recommendation Form and Letter of Recommendation to this application.         

 Deadline: All material must be received by January 31, 2018.

 Send (4) copies of the completed attached form and letter of recommendation to:

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth

P.O. Box 607

Kenmore, NY 14217

Elsie Jepson Educational Award

Presented by: Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc

Due No Later Than January 31, 2018

The “Elsie Jepson Scholarship Award” was established in March 2004 to honor the memory and spirit of Elsie Jepson, Ken-Ton Schools Pupil Services Administrator for over 52 years and a tireless champion for children’s rights— especially those with special needs.

Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc. – Officers

President, Robert A. Fiordaliso

Secretary, Phyllis Depronio

Treasurer, Robert Wunsch

Dennis Gallagher- Chairman Awards Committee


Purpose: The purpose of this educational grant is to give financial assistance to individuals classified by the Committee on Special Education who are continuing their education or to individuals going to school for special education training. This educational award may be used for tuition, fees,supplies to continue your education, uniforms, etc.

 Awards: The amount of the award will be up to $1000.00 based on the committee’s recommendation.

 Criteria that the committee will consider include:

  • Nominee should be a Senior or in their last year of school at the time of applying
  • Community Service involvement/ ability to assist others
  • Plans for continued education or training
  • Commitment to success
  • Letter of recommendation from a current instructor
  • Must be a Ken-Ton resident

 Apply: To apply for the Elsie Jepson Award:

  • Fill out the application on next page
  • Attach a letter of recommendation from a current instructor           

Deadline: All material must be received by January 31, 2018

 Send (4) copies of the completed attached form and letter of recommendation to:

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth

P.O. Box 607

Kenmore, NY 14217

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc.

“Criminal Justice Grant” Presented by: Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc

 Due No Later Than January 31, 2018

The Criminal Justice Grant will be presented to a High School Student from the Ken-Ton area that will graduate by June 2016. This grant is designed to offer financial assistance to a graduating Ken-Ton High School senior to help them realize their educational and career goals in the field of criminal justice. 

Purpose: The purpose of this educational grant is to award financial assistance to a student selected by the Friends of Youth Committee who wish to continue their education in the field of skilled trades but lack the financial means. This grant can be used for educational needs or to purchase equipment for employment.

 Awards:        The amount of this grant is $1000.00.

Criteria that the committee will consider include:

  • Nominee should be a Senior or in their last year of school at the time of applying
  • Community Service involvement/ ability to assist others
  • Plans for continued education or training in Criminal Justice
  • Commitment to success
  • Letter of recommendation from a current instructor/counselor
  • Must be a Ken-Ton resident

Apply: To apply for the Criminal Justice Grant:

  • Fill out the application on next page
  • Attach the Recommendation Form and Letter of Recommendation to this application.

 Deadline: All material must be received by January 31, 2018.

Send the completed application and Recommendation Form to:

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth

P.O. Box 607

Kenmore, NY 14217