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Honoring The 50th Anniversary of The Death of Whitney M. Young, Jr.

Thursday, March 11, 2021, marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Whitney.M. Young, Jr. 2021 also marks the 100th anniversary of his birth on July 31, 1921. Lincoln Foundation will be commemorating Young’s life throughout the year to honor his contributions to education and social justice. Young was born on the campus of Lincoln …

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During these unprecedented times as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations of all types are faced with making critical shifts in the services they provide.  Lincoln Foundation is no exception.  All of our programs have been impacted as we operate remotely under the current quarantine and social distancing guidelines. We recognize this is also …

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Lincoln Foundation and UofL’s College of Business Collaborate on Virtual Class Offering that is a Big Win for Students

While virtual learning has its challenges, Lincoln Foundation, in partnership with the University of Louisville College of Business, has created a truly value-added program for students.  Since 1986, the two organizations have offered a summer program called Project BUILD (Business United In Leadership Development) to address the shortage of persons of color entering business fields. The summer mini MBA …

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Lincoln Foundation Recipient of More than $100,000 in Grant Awards

Lincoln Foundation is the proud recipient of over $100,000 in grant awards over the past 60 days.   The awards provide support for its educational enrichment programs and will shore up the organization’s technology infrastructure. The largest grant comes from The Gheens Foundation in support of the signature Whitney M. YOUNG Scholars Program®.  The college preparatory …

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Lincoln Foundation Salutes Ms. Faye D. Owens Upon Her Retirement

Ms. Faye Owens has officially retired from Lincoln Foundation after devoting 20 years of dedication towards the education of deserving youth in our community.  Lincoln Foundation staff held a special luncheon to honor Ms. Owens on her last day.  Faye D. Owens began working for Lincoln Foundation in 2000 after an illustrious career at Jefferson …

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LINCOLN FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF LARRY MCDONALD, PRESIDENT AND NAMES HIS SUCCESSOR

Louisville, KY March 15, 2019 – Lincoln Foundation Board of Trustees announces the retirement of President Larry M. McDonald from Lincoln Foundation. McDonald served the organization as a volunteer beginning in 1985 and became a trustee in 1997.  McDonald assumed the president role in 2001, transitioning from the Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees. …

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Tribute Event to Honor Hometown Jazz Great, Lionel Hampton

LOUISVILLE, KY – Lincoln Foundation in partnership with Dick Sisto, Ken Clay, Owsley Brown III, Louisville Public Media, Owsley Brown II Family Foundation, The Kentucky Center, Mike Balter Mallets and Vandoren Saxophone Reeds proudly announces the First, Annual Lionel Hampton Tribute Concert Showcase. The event will take place in the Bomhard Theater of the Kentucky …

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Whitney M. YOUNG Scholars Attend Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards

Congratulations Whitney M. YOUNG Scholars for being chosen to attend the inaugural Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards last night! That’s right – 40 Scholars from grades 7-12 dressed to the nines to witness Christina Aguilera, Michael Bolton, Chip Carter (for his father the former President Jimmy Carter), and Louisville’s adopted son, Mark Hogg, of WaterStep, received …

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Phase 14 Whitney M. YOUNG Scholar Wins National Poster Contest

Lincoln Foundation congratulates Whitney M. YOUNG Scholar Jose Soto-Hernandez for winning the 2012 International Graphic Arts Education Association (IGAEA) student poster design competition.  Jose, a Phase 14 Scholar, is a senior in the Graphic Communications Management Program at Eastern Kentucky University.  For more information, please visit http://www.technology.eku.edu/insidelook/eku-senior-wins-national-poster-design-award. buy antivirus software online zp8497586rq