GRANT: Les Dames d’Escoffier Career Advancement

There is a Career Advancement Grant open that is available to Women Farmers in the Middle Tennessee area. Last year two local women farmers received money from this grant!

The Nashville Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International, whose philanthropic work is dedicated to supporting women in the fields of food, beverage, hospitality and farming, is pleased to open up this year’s round of Career Advancement Grants. The cash awards, offered in increments of $500 and $1000, are designed to further women in their chosen careers in those fields.That can take the form of a continuing education class, a conference fee and associated travel expense, professional development consultation or training, or equipment needed to advance a business. Application deadline is July 15, 2018, and recipients will be notified by August 1, 2018.

Criteria:
Applicant must be a female resident of the area comprising the membership scope of Les Dames Nashville chapter, which broadly includes Middle Tennessee and Chattanooga.
Applicant must be actively pursuing her career.
Applicant must demonstrate a financial need.
Applicant agrees to attend the LDEI Nashville Annual Meeting in August 2017 to accept the award and receive acknowledgement.

Download Les Dames d’Escoffier Career Advancement application (.doc) For more info, contact me through Tallahassee May, tally@wildblue.net or at 931-623-0631.