NEW STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP IN FINANCIAL SOCIAL WORK!
The Woodside Foundation has established the Woodside Scholarship Endowment in Financial Social Work to provide endowed scholarship support for students enrolled at the UM School of Social Work with an interest in financial social work. Areas of interest and study may include asset building, family and community economic stability, income inequality and poverty.
CONTRIBUTE TO THE WOODSIDE SCHOLARSHIP TODAY, AND
MORE THAN DOUBLE YOUR MONEY!
TWO Matching Gift Programs are currently in effect for all additional contributions to this student scholarship fund. Each gift will be matched by the UMB Foundation at 50%, and 100% by a Woodside Foundation Challenge Grant.
MATCHING GIFT EXAMPLE - A $500 gift to the endowed scholarship will also receive:
A $500 match from the Woodside Foundation Challenge Grant
A $250 match from the University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation
A $500 gift will yield a $1,250 gift to the Scholarship Endowment in Financial Social Work!
Gifts can be made online at cf.umaryland.edu/checkout/campus/giving and note “To The Woodside Scholarship Endowment," or send checks payable to the “UMB Foundation” and in the note line or in an attached note, indicate “SSW, Woodside Scholarship Endowment” to the attention of Sarah Wise, UM SSW, 525 W. Redwood St., Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-706-0006 with any questions.
About the Woodside Foundation Challenge Grant
The Woodside Foundation has provided leadership support for the Financial Social Work Initiative (FSWI) since its founding in November, 2008. A challenge grant was established in 2014 to match new funds from donors for scholarships and other programming related to FSWI.
About the UMB Foundation Scholarship Matching Program
The University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation has allocated funds to increase endowed student scholarships at all of its graduate and professional schools. Student debt is at an all-time high, with the average debt of a graduating UM School of Social Work student at $57,734.
To continue to attract outstanding students, the UMB Foundation Scholarship Matching Program has allocated money to each school at UMB to match new or increased gifts to endowed student scholarships at $.50/$1.00. To qualify for the match, commitments must be made before December, 2015, and paid within five years.