Lenore D. Feibel:

In 1984, the Vero Beach branch of AAUW established a research and projects endowment fund named in honor of its first president, Lenore Feibel. The fund has reached $90,000 and is generating a research or project grant each year.

The following is a list of Lenore D. Feibel fund recipients:

Jannetta MacPhail/Harriett Strong:

In 2014, the Vero Beach branch of AAUW completed funding $75,000 for the Jannetta MacPhail/Harriett Strong Fund. This fund will provide career development grants to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance their careers, change careers, or re-enter the work force.


Amazing Grant Recipients during the Last Ten Years!


Career Development Grants


2017-2018: Marcia Brito seeking MA in Visual Arts at Jacksonville University

2015-2016: Bansi Shah seeking MBA at Harvard University

2013-2014: Anita Pena-Roque seeking MPH in Health and Medical Sciences at the University of South FL

2012-2013: Iniobong Okon seeking MS in Health Services Administration at the University of Central FL

2011-2012: Felecia Theune seeking MS Ed in Education at the University of Miami

2010-2011: Jessica Kennedy seeking MH Sc for Anesthesiologist assistant at Nova SE University

Community Action Grants 


2019-2020: (2 years) Josie Bacallao at the Hispanic Unity of Florida, Hollywood, FL

2018-2019: (2 years) Stacey Williams at the Institute for Socioecological Research in Puerto Rico

2016-2017: (1 year) Anne Bubriski at the University of Central Florida

2014-2015: (1 year) Alma Venisee at Investing in Our Youth

2009-2010: (2 years) Shelli Siebert for the : Georgia Women of Achievement

2008-2009: (2 years) Judi Woods for Footsteps to the Future, Inc, Ft. Myers, FL