2018 Effectiveness Study Findings

The 2018 Effectiveness Study had a 36% increased response rate over the 2017 Effectiveness Study. Twenty (20) of the respondents were new awardees and it will be a goal to keep the lines of communication open by creating an Effectiveness Study designed to track the progress toward stated outcomes for this group of recipients. Twenty-five (25) of the respondents have received two […]

First Friendraiser a Success!

BSAP welcomed about 80 guests to the first annual Friendraiser on April 5, 2019 at the Arts Barn in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The program introduced guests to two awardees who spoke, Erika Granville & Natanel Assefa. Advisory Board member Otis Smith was emcee, and Chris Ullman, International Whistling Champion, was the keynote speaker. Silvio Renzi, BSAP Co-Chair also spoke along with […]

It’s Volunteer Week!

The Montgomery County Volunteer Center’s 50+ Volunteer Network can help you find volunteer opportunities that fit your particular combination of skills, interests, and availability. The program’s advisers will help you determine not just what you can do, but what you want to do, and connect you to these options at nonprofits and government agencies. In just one year, the program has placed […]

BSAP Chosen by Women Who Care

The Bernie Scholarship Awards Program, our 501(c)3 nonprofit, was chosen by the 100 Women Who Care of Lower Montgomery County to receive a monetary contribution which will have a significant impact for the community.  The 100 Women Who Care of Lower Montgomery seeks to address a charitable need in our local community and to collectively use our individual resources to […]

Friendraiser is this Friday!

The Friendraiser is right around the corner and we need YOUR help! Please get the word out about this special and unique event. Tickets are still available and are just $20. We will have the following speakers: Champion whistler and inspirational speaker Chris Ullman Superbowl Champion Otis Smith Scholarship awardee Erika Granville Scholarship awardee Natanel Assefa Check out our media […]