Elmira College Receives Grant from The Mildred Faulkner Truman Foundation

November 09 2016
Category: Academics

Mildred Faulkner Truman

Elmira College recently received a generous grant for a fourth consecutive year from The Mildred Faulkner Truman Foundation. The $15,000 grant-in-aid has been distributed to selected Tioga County, New York students who have demonstrated financial need for the 2016-2017 academic year.

“Mildred Faulkner Truman was a lifelong resident of Owego, who loved this region, “ said Stephanie Carrigg, Grant Advisor for The Mildred Faulkner Truman Foundation.  “Grants that benefit Tioga County [NY] residents, such as this grant-in-aid for students attending Elmira College, keep her legacy and commitment alive.”

Valerie Rosplock, Director of Grants at Elmira College stated, “The Mildred Faulkner Truman Foundation’s continued commitment to the financial needs of Elmira College’s Tioga County students is a significant investment in their success and growth. The College is honored to receive this generous support.” 

About The Mildred Faulkner Truman Foundation 

Mildred Faulkner Truman was a lifelong resident of the Village of Owego and became a successful investor. Upon her passing in 1983, she provided that the residuary of her estate be used to establish a foundation to fund grants to qualified tax-exempt organizations whose worthwhile projects benefit the residents of Owego and Tioga County.