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Second Quarter 2015 Grant Awardees


The Spaatz Association is proud to announce its 2nd Quarter 2015 Leadership Grant awardees.

Period Grant Awardee Type Amount
2Q 2015 MER Honor Guard Academy Unit  $2,000
2Q 2015 Floyd Bennett Composite Squadron Speak Up for Success Program Unit  $1,500
2Q 2015 Jessie Carpenter – Cadet Officer School Individual  $655.70
2Q 2015 East Bay Cadet Squadron Basic Cadet School/Airman Training School Unit  $1,500

For others who submitted grant applications for the first or second quarter but were not selected, your application will remain on file until the Latest Funding Date noted on your application.  You may submit an update to your application at any time via the website.  Watch the Grant Page for recommendations on what makes a good grant package, culled from the packages of the first and second quarter selectees, in coming weeks.

The Leadership Grant Program is designed to foster leadership development in CAP cadets and may be used to defray the cost of any type of leadership development activity for individuals and units.

Grants are issued quarterly! Watch the website for reminders on grant application windows. For more information and to apply, visit our Grant Program page.

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2015 Elections – Nominations Open


Spaatzen,

Do you have what it takes to serve on our leadership team?  If so, we want you!  Submit your nomination now for the 2015-2017 Board elections.

Deadline for self-nominations 15 July 2015.

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(Click to download our elections flyer, or visit our Elections Page for more information.)

Second Quarter Leadership Grant Applications – Due 30 April


Time is running out to get your Leadership Grant applications in for this quarter.  Applications are due by 1600 Eastern Time on 30 April to qualify for grading.  Grant applications not awarded previously will remain on file and be reconsidered for a maximum of one year, or until the funding date (the date funds are needed by the member) has passed, whichever is earlier.

Grants are available for individuals and units (at squadron, group, wing, region, or national levels).  For more information, see our Leadership Grant page.

How Do I Apply?

Grant thumbnail1) Download an application form (see below).

2) Read the embedded instructions and fill out the form.

3)  Scan the form.  Actual signatures are required.

4)  Upload the form at using the APPLY NOW button!

Grants are made four times each year.  Your application will be kept on file for 12 months.

Apply Online

 Apply online each quarter!

For more information, or to find out your grant application status, contact us at grants@spaatz.org.

2015 Aerospace Leadership Scholarship Awardees


The Spaatz Association is proud to announce its 2015 Aerospace Leadership Scholarship winners.

Four scholarships were were presented at the 2015 Spaatz Association Mid Winter Dinner and Awards Gala on 28 February 2015.  Scholarships are intended to be used primarily to bring a cadet from solo to his/her private pilot’s license.  A limited amount of the scholarship may also be used to attend a CAP leadership activity, or to serve in a leadership position at a suitable CAP activity.

Name Unit Scholarship
C/2Lt Alec C. Albright Stratford Eagles Squadron, CT Wing Brigadier General Paul M. Bergman, CAP, Sponsored Scholarship
C/2Lt Eli D. Boothe Asheville Composite Squadron, NC Wing Colonel Douglas C. Roach, USAF, Named Scholarship
C/Maj Thomas S. French Skyhawks Composite Squadron 47, CA Wing General Carl A. Spaatz, USAF, Sponsored Scholarship
C/2Lt Paul A. Todd Hampton Roads Composite Squadron, VA Wing Colonel Louisa S. Morse, CAP, Endowed Scholarship

Endowed scholarships are named for a donor who has made a significant contribution to the Association. A scholarship endowment is designed to either fund a scholarship in perpetuity (as is the case with the Morse Endowment) or for an extended number of years (10+ years) by drawing down principal.  Sponsored scholarships are named for a donor who makes made a recurring, annual scholarship contribution (such as the General Carl A. Spaatz scholarship graciously donated each year since 2003 by Ms. Carla Spaatz-Thomas, and the and the Paul Bergman scholarships donated by Mr. Brian Campbell in 2012, 2013, and 2014).

Watch www.spaatz.org for updates on our winner’s progress toward their private tickets and more information on the 2016 Scholarship Season.  The 2016 scholarship application window will open on 1 August 2015.

First Quarter 2015 Grant Awardees


The Spaatz Association is proud to announce its 1st Quarter 2015 Leadership Grant awardees.

Period Grant Awardee Type Amount
1Q 2015 NH Wing Cadet Character Day Unit  $880
1Q 2015 Cumberland Composite Squadron Color Guard Training Unit  $1,000
1Q 2015 Cumberland Composite Squadron Phase 1 Leadership Academy Unit  $500
1Q 2015 Vanguard Composite Squadron Color Guard Equipment Unit  $500
1Q 2015 Raleigh Composite Squadron Cadet Competition Team Unit  $500

For others who submitted grant applications but were not selected, your application will remain on file until the Latest Funding Date noted on your application.  You may submit an update to your application at any time via the website.

The Leadership Grant Program is designed to foster leadership development in CAP cadets and may be used to defray the cost of any type of leadership development activity for individuals and units.

Grants are issued quarterly! Watch the website for reminders on grant application windows. For more information and to apply, visit our Grant Program page.

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