Grants

Purpose of committee: promote, screen and award grants, loans and scholarships to the membership.

Pattie Carroll, Co-Chair
Family Living Educator
Dodge County UW-Extension
Room 108 County Admin Bldg.
127 E Oak Street
Juneau, WI 53039
Phone: (920) 386-3790
Fax: (920) 386-3928
Email: patricia.carroll@wisc.edu

Mandi Dornfeld, Co-Chair
Human Development and Relationships Educator
Winnebago County UW-Extension
625 E. County Road Y
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: (920) 232-1973
Fax: (920) 232-1967
E-mail: amanda.dornfeld@wisc.edu

 

Professional Development Grant Application February  2021

Professional Development Funding Sources

 

Grants Committee Annual Reports:

 2014/15 Grants Committee Annual Report

 2012/13 Grants Committee Annual Report

2011/12 Grants Committee Annual Report

2010/11 Grants Committee Annual Report

 

Wisconsin Grants:
Henry L. Ahlgren Award
Marvin and Ellouise Beatty Award
Ellen Fitzsimmons Award
J. Mitchell Mackey Award
Louis Young Award
Professional Development Grant
Rosemary Stare Award

ESP National Conference Grant:

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  Grant Application Form

National ESP Professional Mini-Grant Program: $1,000 Professional Development Grant with a deadline of February 12 and sometimes August 1. To apply, visit the ESP National website, www.espnational.org, look under the heading “Applications/Reports” for “Grants” drop down menu to obtain application forms and instructions.

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Financial Award Programs

Descriptions of financial award programs can be found in the Grant Application form.

Award Recipients for the last 5 years

2013 Financial Awards 

February 2013:

Bev Doll received a Marvin and Ellouise Beatty Award to attend the National Institute of Financial and Economic Literacy offered through Edgewood College

Katie Wantoch and Jennifer Blazek received a Henry L. Ahlgren Award to attend the 2013 Extension Risk Management Conference

Karie Lutz received an Ellen Fitzsimmons Award  to attend a First Semester Spanish course through the University of Wisconsin’s Independent Learning

Linda Kustka received an ESP National Conference Grant to attend the Galaxy IV Conference (includes the 2013 National ESP Conference)

Gayle Coleman received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Annual Conference

Richard Toebe received an ESP Professional Development Grant to take a Understanding and Managing Animal Resources Graduate Course from Colorado State University

Ruth Schriefer received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the Galaxy IV Conference

Barbara Haynes received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the National Urban Extension Conference

2012 Financial Awards

 August 2012:

Cara Carper received an ESP National Conference Grant to attend the ESP National Conference

 February 2012:

Karen Early received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the Renewable Energy for the Developing World workshop

The Centennial History Committee received an ESP Professional Development Grant to underwrite the “Capturing Your Extension Story” program which will be offered at the upcoming JCEP Conference.

Katie Sternweis, Maria Bendixen, Trisha Wagner and Sandy Stuttgen received a Henry L. Ahlgren Award to attend the 2012 Women in Agriculture Educators National Conference

Katy Maas received an ESP Professional Development Grant in the amount of $1,125 for The Wellness Profession course from the University of Wisconsin.

Kristi Cutts received an Ellen Fitzsimmons Award in the amount of $1,625 for the Approaches for Educational Inquiry course from Edgewood College.

2011 Financial Awards:

Cara Carper received a ESP National Conference Grant to attend  the ESP National Conference

Jill Hicks received a ESP Professional Development Grant to attend  Collaborative Leadership in Community Development course for a Master’s degree in Human and Community Resources from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Marie Stafford received a ESP Professional Development Grant to attend  a course for a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Tom Wojciechowski received a ESP Professional Development Grant to attend  the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) annual conference, October 9 -12, 2011 in Pittsburgh, PA

Michelle Gonzalez received a J. Mitchell Mackey Award to attend  Introduction to Research and Introduction to Leadership Theory courses for a Masters of Science in Educational Leadership through Cardinal Stritch University

Kelly Haverkampf received a Marvin and Ellouise Beatty Award to attend  Community & Regional Economic Analysis II and Economic Development Strategies and Programs courses for a Community Development Master’s Degree from Iowa State University

Patti Herman received a Ellen Fitzsimmons Award to attend the  2011 Department of Defense/US Department of Agriculture Family Resiliency Conference

Terri Hernandez received a ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the  Wisconsin Dietetic Association Conference in Lake Geneva, WI

Gary Kirking received a ESP Professional Development Grant for a professional development opportunity in developing a rural business center in Kazakstan

Lori Laberee received a ESP Professional Development Grant to attend a  7 Habits of Highly Effective People Maximizer Workshop

Michael Maddox received a ESP Professional Development Grant to attend a Therapeutic Landscapes course from the University of Minnesota and Tackling the Tough Skills course from the University of Missouri-Extension

2010 Financial Awards:

Maria Bendixen received a Henry L. Ahlgren Award to attend  AGED 720 Sustainable Educational Programming graduate course at UW-River Falls

Amber Ruff-Brei received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend a  Microskills course at Winona State University and Professional and Scientific Ethics online course through Capella University

Laura Brown received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the   2010 Community Development Society Annual International Conference in New Orleans, LA

Bob Cropp received an Henry L. Ahlgren Award to attend a  Mediation Skills Training at the Winnebago Conflict Resolution Center in Oshkosh, WI

Chad Cook received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the   2010 Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals Conference in Alaska

Nav Ghimire received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the  Career and Technical Education Research and Professional Development Conference in Las Vegas, NV

Marilyn Kooiker received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the  National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences conference in Portland, ME

Monica Lobenstein received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the 

Donna Peterson received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attendPerceptual Thinking Patterns: The Mind at Work Workshop offered by UWEX Continuing Education at UW-Madison

Colleen Pulvermacher received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the  National 4-H Agents Conference in Phoenix, AZ

Joan Sprain received an Ellen Fitzsimmons Award to attend a  financial coaching training provided by J. Michael Collins in Los Angeles, CA or Chicago, IL

Sarah Tarjeson received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the  National Children, Youth, and Families At Risk Conference in San Francisco, CA

Dan Teuteberg received a J. Mitchell Mackey Award to attend the  National After School Conference in Washington DC

Chris Viau received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend theNational Children, Youth, and Families At Risk Conference in San Francisco, CA

Trisha Wagner received a Henry L. Ahlgren Award to attend the  2010 National Women in Agriculture Educators Conference

Jenny Wehmeier received a Marvin and Ellouise Beatty Award to attend Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format two graduate courses for the Master of Arts in Education at George Williams College of Aurora University

2009 Financial Awards:

 Steve Chmielewski received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format TED 736: Family, Community and School Partnerships graduate course at Cardinal Stritch University

Mary Giessler received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the  Gender Differences and the Brain Conference

John Haack received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend TED 741 Summer 2008 Standardized Testing, Applied Educational Research graduate course at UW-Superior.

Marty Havlovic received ESP Professional Development Grant to attend a   Festival Event Management Program

Abby Huibregtse received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend AEE 560: Organizational and Administrative Leadership in Agricultural and Extension Education graduate course at North Carolina State University.

Jane Jensen recieved an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the eXtension Conference.

Julie Keown-Bomar received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend a   Community Readiness Training

Mary Kluz received a Marvin and Ellouise Beatty Grant to attend the  Sustainable Sweden Tour

Mike Kornmann, received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the  NACDEP Conference

Matt Lippert received a Henry L. Ahlgren Grant to attend the  NACREW Conference

John Panuska received a Henry L. Ahlgren Grant to attend the  Phosphorus Management Conference

Cristina Parente received an ESP Professional Development Grant for her Multicultural Education Masters Thesis at UW-Madison.

Jessie Potterton received a J. Mitchell Mackey Award to attend a Series of UW-Madison Continuing Education Workshops about conflict management and nonprofit grant development.

Darien Simon received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the Eco-Municipality Leadership Training.

Molly Spaulding received an Ellen Fitzsimmons Award to attend the Aging in America Conference.

Jim Winkler received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the  Wisconsin Rural Leadership Program

Jon Zander received a Henry L. Ahlgren Grant for an On-Farm Bio Diesel Research Project.

Lori Zierl received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend a Conference on Emerging Adulthood.

Theresa Zuege-Halvorsen
,received an ESP Professional Development Grant to attend the  Extension Conference

 

 

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