By Paul R. Pace While Tamara Harris has a background in finance, her second career is a first-generation social worker. In addition to helping people improve their mental health, her other passion is supporting education, particularly aiding first-generation college students achieve success. Harris is fulfilling that desire by having her foundation, the Tamara L. Harris Foundation, donate to the NASW ... Read More »
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Donate Today: Join NASW Foundation in Uplifting Communities and Changing Futures!
This Holiday Season the NASW Foundation extends warm wishes and deep appreciation to professional social workers who work tirelessly to address some of society’s most challenging issues. You make the world a better place and we salute you for your skills, knowledge, energy, devotion, and compassion. “Thank you, thank you, for all you do!” As the year winds down, we ... Read More »
It’s Giving Tuesday: Donate Generously to the NASW Foundation!
Today is GivingTuesday and you can make a difference by joining the global generosity movement with a donation to the NASW Foundation. Generosity gives each one of us the power to make positive change in the lives of others and is a fundamental value we can act on. Together we give and impact lives through social work. The NASW Foundation ... Read More »
Meet the 2021-2022 NASW Foundation Scholars!
The NASW Foundation is proud to announce its 2021-2022 scholars. This exemplary group of master’s degree students is receiving $66,000 in awards from two programs that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion and assist NASW student members pursuing a variety of social work specialties: Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship—awarded to master’s degree candidates in social work who have demonstrated a commitment ... Read More »
Meet the 2020-2021 NASW Foundation Scholars and Fellows!
Investing in the next generation of social work leaders! The NASW Foundation is proud to announce its 2020-2021 scholars and fellows. This exemplary group of 20 doctoral and master’s degree students are receiving $121,750 in awards from five programs, including: Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship—awarded to master’s degree candidates in social work who have demonstrated a commitment to working with, ... Read More »
Support the NASW Foundation—Help Social Workers Make a Difference!
In this time of uncertainty, and pain, together we rise to meet daily challenges. NASW, and the NASW Foundation, are committed to supporting our members, and the social work profession, as a whole, as we work to reduce the impact and spread of the COVID-19 virus and to ensure social justice for all and an end to racism. The NASW ... Read More »
NASW Foundation awards scholarships, fellowships
By Paul R. Pace, News staff The NASW Foundation has chosen the 2016-17 recipients of its scholarships and fellowships, and will award more than $428,000 to social work students across the country. The Foundation is the largest funder of social work students who can study at any accredited social work program in the U.S. Jennifer O’Brien, a student at the ... Read More »
NASW Foundation to award $150,000 to selected recipients
By Paul R. Pace, News staff The NASW Foundation has chosen the 2015-16 recipients of its scholarship, fellowship and chapter research grant programs, and will award more than $150,000 to the recipients. Social work and NASW chapter candidates were selected for: The Jane Baerwald Aron Doctoral Fellowship Program The Eileen Blackey Doctoral Fellowship Social Work HEALS Doctoral Fellowships The Consuelo ... Read More »
BSW student helps implement Native American scholarships
By Paul R. Pace, News staff A student member of the NASW California Chapter is doing her part to promote inclusion of Native Americans into the field of social work and to the association. Merris Obie is a BSW student at Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif., and serves as the student director, north representative, for the chapter’s board of ... Read More »
Help the NASW Foundation make a difference
Social workers changes the lives of millions people every day. The National Association of Social Workers Foundation (NASWF) is a charitable organization created to enhance the well-being of individuals, families, and communities through the advancement of social work practice Donations to the NASW Foundation help to bring tools and resources to thousands of social workers, or makes a big difference ... Read More »