Herbert E. Kaplan 2021
Youth in Philanthropy Scholarship Application

A $2,500 scholarship will be awarded a Rhode Island high school senior who best exemplifies positive civic and community support through their interest in, commitment to and active involvement in volunteer and philanthropic causes. Applicant must be a Rhode Island resident entering their senior year and be preparing to graduate in 2022 to be eligible for this scholarship.

The purpose of the scholarship is to support the higher education of the award winner.

The goal of the scholarship is to promote future leadership in voluntarism and philanthropy.

It is the hope of AFP – RI Chapter that the award winner's chosen education area will nurture a continued interest in community service through voluntarism and philanthropy.

The award is named in memory of Herb Kaplan, a Rhode Islander well noted for his service to the community.

The $2,500 scholarship is jointly funded by the Association of Fundraising Professionals – RI Chapter. The $2,500 scholarship will be awarded in November 2021, for the education use of the award winner. The scholarship must be used by June 30, 2022.

For questions, please contact the AFP-RI Office at info@afpri.org or Lisa Desbiens, CFRE at ldesbiens@carene.org.
  • Contact Information

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  • Please submit the following information in the following order. Please type all information. You may use a separate piece of paper if more space is needed.

  • Part A: FUNDRAISING EXPERIENCE

  • Fundraising Experience 1
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  • The Cause
    Amount Raised
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  • Part B: VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

  • Volunteer Experience 1
    Volunteer Experience 2
    Volunteer Experience 3
    Volunteer Experience 4
    Volunteer Experience 5
    Volunteer Experience 6
    Volunteer Experience 7
    Volunteer Experience 8
    Volunteer Experience 9
    Volunteer Experience 10
  • Organization
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    What You Did
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    What You Did
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    What You Did
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  • Part C: Essay

    On a separate sheet of paper, please describe in complete terms the volunteer and fundraising activities you have been involved in, how you assisted, and the length of time your were involved. How was your assistance helpful and what leadership did you provide? What did you gain from the experience? Please enclose any letters or materials you think support this application. These must be typed.
  • References

    Please list two references that can verify your volunteer and fundraising involvment.
  • E-mail Completed Application by September 1st to Lisa Desbiens at LDesbiens@CareNE.org