Jennifer Williams

Donate to the MAB Foundation Today!

By:  Jennifer Williams,
Beasley Media Group Inc.,
Chairman, MAB Foundation

We are finished with the elections. Most of us have our budgets accepted by our corporate offices and we are now finalizing our sales for the first and second quarters of next year. We are looking at the end of 2016 and straight into the face of 2017. As you plan your year-end contributions, please consider the fine work of the MAB Foundation (MABF). The MABF donates more than $27,000 annually to deserving young people wishing to enter the field of Broadcast Media.

You need to be a part of this very important effort to encourage the best and brightest to enter our industry. Not only does the MABF offer scholarships, we also sponsor a major Student Awards Program that allows students to enter their broadcast work to be judged by professionals in dozens of categories. Additionally, we hold Career and Networking Fairs and two educational opportunities for the students every year at the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference (GLBC) and the Broadcasting Career Builder Conference (BCBC). The MABF Student Advisory Committee and the MABF Board help to plan these events and several fundraisers every year.

This is the year you should consider getting more involved in MAB Foundation. You, or your company should become a Founders Club Member in 2017. There are various financial commitment levels from which you may choose. You or your company may create a perpetual scholarship endowment to be awarded annually to a student at the Michigan College or Trade School of your choice. It may be named in honor of your corporation or an individual within your corporation. A scholarship endowment will go on in perpetuity generating an annual student scholarship.

Every donation is important to the MAB Foundation. Please look at the information here and no matter what position you hold at a media company, consider making your donation today.

Donations to the 501C3 MAB Foundation are deductible as a charitable contribution to the extent of the law.