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The CAMFT Educational Foundation was formed to support and enhance the profession of marriage and family therapy. The Educational Foundation fulfills this mission by providing scholarships, grants, and other assistance to persons pursuing the profession or conducting research relevant to the practice of marriage and family therapists, and also by engaging in other programs to enhance and expand awareness of the profession.
One of the hallmarks of a life well lived is giving back to make it better than you found it. With generosity, a plot of land becomes a community garden; a dilapidated building becomes a food bank; and a mental health profession becomes more robust and diverse.
Since 1977, the CAMFT Educational Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, has awarded nearly $150,000 in scholarships and grants. Today, the need to create a more diverse mental health workforce has never been greater, and scholarships and grants help make the dream of licensure as a marriage and family therapist a reality for many.
There Are Several Ways You Can Make A Difference To the Educational Foundation:
Monetary gift: Donations by check or credit card are critically important to the CAMFT Educational Foundation, because they can immediately fund scholarships and grants.
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Bequests to the Foundation are easy to arrange. Additionally, your bequest may be designated for a particular purpose; used to establish a new scholarship; or, given to honor you or a loved one. Learn more.
Your gift to the CAMFT Educational Foundation will allow your generosity to leave the MFT profession better than you found it!
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Please consider making c contribution to allow the Educational Foundation to continue its legacy of awarding scholarships and grants to the next generation of marriage and family therapists! All contributions are 100% tax deductible.
Photo (left to right): Jan Mellinger, LMFT, CAMFT President Jennifer Nava, 2019 Educational Foundation Scholarship recipient and Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE, CAMFT Executive Director
Photo (left to right): Jan Mellinger, LMFT, CAMFT President, Jason Linder, 2019 Ronald D. Lunceford Scholarship recipient. (Generously underwritten by CPH & Associates) and Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE, CAMFT Executive Director
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Elizabeth Chamberlain 2019 Clinton E. Phillips Scholarship recipient
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Photo (left to right): Jan Mellinger, LMFT, CAMFT President, Taelor Wells, 2019 Educational Foundation Grant recipient and Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE, CAMFT Executive Director
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Photo (left to right): Jan Mellinger, LMFT, CAMFT President, Doreen Van Leeuwen, 2019 Mary Riemersma Distinguished Clinical Member Award recipient and Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE, CAMFT Executive Director
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Distinguished Clinical Member Award
Diamond Bar High School Wellness Center 2019 Outstanding School or Agency recipients
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or Agency Award