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WISE Women of Blair County 

omen Involved In Scholarship And Empowerment       

 Our Mission

 Dedicated to Empowering Women and Eliminating Racism
Through Collaboration, Service, and Education."




Winter Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted!


WISE Women of Blair County is pleased to announce that they are seeking applications for scholarship assistance. One or more scholarships will be awarded up to a total of $12,000. Deadline for applications is no later than 4 pm on March 31, 2017.

Scholarships will be available to Blair County resident females 21 years of age or older who have overcome adversity in their lives and who are pursuing post-secondary education.

WISE Women of Blair County (WISE stands for Women Involved in Scholarship and Empowerment) has granted $24,000 in scholarships each year for women to continue their education. The mission of the organization is to empower women and to eliminate racism through collaboration, service, and education. The mission is fulfilled by providing scholarships, awarding grants, and recognizing outstanding women in our community through the annual Tribute dinner.

For additional information please email wisewomenofblaircounty@yahoo.com.


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Empowering Women & Eliminating Racism:  Grant Application


WISE Women of Blair County, through the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation, has established a funding opportunity to support efforts to empower women and eliminate racism through collaboration, service and education techniques.  Funding opportunities could include workshops and educational events, training sessions and direct service projects targeted toward empowering women and eliminating racism.


For Empowering Women and Eliminating Racism through Collaboration, Service and Education. WISE Women of Blair County anticipates awarding between three (3) to five (5) projects that serve Blair County residents this award cycle.  Click here to read more.




WISE Women of Blair County Tribute Nomination Announcement


WISE Women of Blair County Tribute recognizes and honors Blair County women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in promoting the awareness of the significant role of women in the quality of life in our community and its economic growth. WISE Women is seeking applications for nominees for its annual Tribute dinner in the categories of: Arts & Letters, Business & Professional, Community Service Volunteer, Education, Non-Profit/Government and Rising Star (under 21 years of age). The annual Tribute dinner will take place on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 6:00pm at the Casino at Lakemont Park. 


Anyone - an individual, organization or a business may submit nominations to WISE Women, c/o Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation, 1330 11th Avenue, Altoona, PA  16601, or the preferred method of electronic submission to wisewomenofblaircounty@yahoo.com.  Nomination forms may be located on the WISE Women website, www.wisewomenofblaircounty.org . 

Nominations must be submitted by Friday, February 10, 2017 by 4pm. 

You may submit your nominee for more than one category.  Please nominate one of our many exceptional women of Blair County for the 2017 WISE Women of Blair County Tribute.