Celebrating Your Efforts
Recognizing the enormity of the challenges you face, PurposeBound Women is dedicated to making an impact through our scholarship and awards. While our efforts are driven by our organization’s singular focus, we spread a wide net by investing in you for believing in our BYOB course and your desire to continue working on you!
Walk in Her Shoes Award
The Bridge Taken to Workforce Development
Congratulations! You've completed the BYOB course and you've continued your development towards your personal goals. You've been offered a job and you're up for the challenge. No one can understand your journey unless they've walked in your shoes.
We're excited for you!
This is a $200 Shopping Spree at Dress For Success Central Virginia awarded annually to purposebound women who are entering the workforce. We want her to walk into her new job with the perfect wardrobe.
The I See 'Ya Scholarship
The Bridge Taken to Education
You've completed the BYOB course all while holding it down and doing what it takes to reach your goal of continuing your education. We're so proud of you!
This is a $500 tuition scholarship award given annually to an outstanding, purposebound woman who's been accepted/attending an institution of higher learning.
The applicant must be a Virginia resident, currently attending a public or private Virginia college or working towards a certificate or workforce credential.
The applicant must have a G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher.
Applicant is required to submit their most recent institutional transcript and an essay.
Guidelines: The scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis and disbursed directly to the college attending.
Deadline: December 19, 2020. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.
Renewal process: This scholarship is not renewable.
Make A Donation
To support our giving
If you would like to make a donation to Walk In Her Shoes or the I See 'Ya Scholarship, we thank you in advance. Your donation is tax-deductible. Our Federal Tax ID # is 81-2245986
Donate without Writing a Check
A Marketplace for Giving
You can also support us by signing-up at CauseNetwork for all your shopping needs.
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Walmart, Kmart, Steve Madden
Gap, Saks Fifth Avenue, Organize-It,
eFaucets, Macy's, Kay Jewelers and MORE
1) Book Travel - https://purposebound.causenetwork.com/travel
2) Shop & Support - https://purposebound.causenetwork.com/shop
3) Donate Digital Coins - https://purposebound.causenetwork.com/crypto
4) Gift Old Electronics - https://purposebound.causenetwork.com/upcycle
5) Donate Your Car - https://purposebound.causenetwork.com/vehicles
Don't write a check; just SHOP!
Show Your Support
Did you know many companies offer a matching gift program to encourage philanthropy among their employees? And that some companies will even match to spouses and retirees?
By simply completing a matching gift form, you may be able to double, or even triple, the impact of your gift! Contributions of any amount help us fulfill our mission.
Please check with your company's human resources department to see if a matching gift program is available. They will need our Employer's Identification Number (EIN) which is our Federal Tax Identification Number. Use 81-2245986.