Our culture of service extends to Grantham’s students and to the larger community. We enjoy doing our part to make this world a better place through Grantham’s Gives Back program – a combination of sponsorships, volunteerism, donation drives, and a special employee-funded, university-matched community grant program, offered twice a year to like-minded non-profit organizations dedicated to serving the community. Grantham students and alumni are invited to join the Grantham Gives Back efforts. Grantham employees and students have big hearts – – and it shows.
Grantham University Awards $24,000 in Grants to Local Non-Profits
In it’s first round of 2021 community grant awards, Grantham awarded of $24,000 in grants to eight non-profit organizations throughout the Kansas City metro area. The grants are awarded through the Grantham Gives Back Fund, which is funded primarily by Grantham employee donations and matched by the University.
Grantham Graduates Selected as Presidential Management Fellowship Finalists
Richard Bright – 2013
Preston Barrett – 2015
Tijuana Harris – 2016
Sean Moser – 2017
The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is administered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Finalists are then eligible for appointment as Presidential Management Fellows.
Congratulations to the Class of 2021
Grantham Gives Back Has Awarded $175k+ Since 2017
In it’s first round of community grant awards, Grantham awarded of $32,350 in grants to 11 non-profit organizations around the Kansas City metro area. The grants are awarded through the Grantham Gives Back Fund, which is funded primarily by Grantham employee donations and matched by the University. This year, more than 150 Grantham employees donated to the fund, providing 10 winners with $3,000 each and one winner with $2,350.
$50,000 In Community Grants Awarded in 2020
Grantham Gives Back, employee-funded charity organization, and its culture of service were featured on KMBC in Kansas City for donating more than $20,000 in community grants to local 501.c3 charitable organizations through the Grantham Gives Back Community Grant program. Employees continue to contribute to the fund despite working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Congratulations to the Class of 2020
3600+ Virtual Attendees
While many of us stayed home during the first few months of the pandemic, essential workers have continued reporting for work, putting themselves and even their families at risk to serve everyone else. In recognizing these frontline heroes, we want to shine the spotlight on our nurses, medical technicians, administrative staff and all other healthcare professionals. Hear from our featured College of Nursing and Health Professions alumni and students as they describe their experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic, how their Grantham education has come into play, and tips for staying safe.
Frontline Heroes Grants
This Spring, Grantham awarded $5,000 in grants to students and alumni across the country who are helping to fight the pandemic in their communities. Grantham created the Student Community Grant to help students and alumni fund their efforts to combat Covid-19 and is awarding five $1,000 grants across the country.