Week in McLean

Week in McLean

McLean Community Foundation Announces Feb. 1 Grant Request Deadline

The McLean Community Foundation is accepting grant requests for its current grants cycle until Feb. 1, 2017. Applications can be found on the MCF’s website at mcleancommunityfoundation.org.

The McLean Community Foundation recently funded a $10,000 grant for the Phoenix House Mid-Atlantic’s expanded residential facility and new health and fitness center. Other recent grants were awarded to Historic Pleasant Grove, founded as a church by freed slaves and now a museum and community meeting facility, and to Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center, which helps meet the need for affordable, full-time childcare for working families.

The McLean Community Foundation (MCF) is a nonprofit formed in 1978 by the McLean Citizens Association to meet the philanthropic needs of a growing McLean community. The focus is entirely on efforts that benefit the McLean community.

Nominations Sought for Scholar-Athlete Honors

The National Capital Region Chapter of the National Football Foundation is accepting nominations for their 2017 Scholar-Athlete banquet. The Chapter awards five $1000 scholarships annually to deserving high school senior scholar athletes who played high school football. Nominees are evaluated on academic and athletic excellence, as well as contributions to their school and community. Nomination packets have been mailed to each high school head coach in the National Capital Region. Deadline for submission of nomination packets is April 7, 2017. The 11th Annual Awards Banquet will be held on April 23, 2017 at the Army-Navy Club in Arlington.

The National Football Foundation was founded in 1947 to promote and develop amateur American football on all levels. The National Football Foundation has more than 115 chapters nationwide. The National Capital Region Chapter has awarded more than 65 scholarships and honored more than 230 deserving student-athletes in the past ten years.

The National Capital Region Chapter requests and urges participation from all high schools in the National Capital Region.

For additional information, contact your Head Football Coach.