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Chris Walker Education Fund Bylaws...

Operational Guidelines:


1.    Current Fund Amount Available for Distribution as of 01/31/2017; approximately $73,000.00
2.    Estimated Current Year (2017) grants to be funded: Approximately $15,000.00 to be split between Institutional  and individual funding in 2017
3.    Goal for Year End 2018 is approximately $75,000.00

Available for Grants:

1.    Amount estimated available for grants in any given year shall be 20% in the fund  on the last day of the previous year, including pledges received by that date and subsequently funded.
3.    We estimate $10,000.00 to  $15,000.00 will be available in 2018.

Rules and Grants:

1.    No more than 70% of the total grants for anyone year can be given to any one project or category. (Institutional / organizartions or individual grant category)
2.    The minimum Grant amount shall be $250.00.
3.    All grants shall be to individuals or organizations associated with the NEFA or other Leasing Association and CLFP Foundation to further equipment financing education.
4.    No more than 70% of the fund grants will go directly to NEFA and CLFP Foundation combined in any given year.


1.    The Chris Walker Education Fund Committee, shall announce the amount of grant money available for that year, by the Spring NEFA meeting, approximately March-April and make grant forms available to NEFA and CLFP association and foundation for their members.  A general industry “Press Release”  announcement will also be made to regarding this.  
2.    Grant requests must be submitted within a stated timeframe defined in the grant announcement for that year.
3.    Grants will be approved and granted approximately 60 days after the submission deadline as stated in the grant announcement.
4.    All grant requests will be reviewed and approved by the Chris Walker Education Committee, both institutional / organizational and individually based on their merits.
5.    The Grant application shall be approved by the committee and grant recipients will receive their notification by NEFA Annual  Fall Conference approximately September-October of that year.


The Chris Walker Education Committee:



Chris Enbom, CLFP

Allegiant Partners, Inc.

Nancy Geary, CPA, CLFP

ECS Financial Services, Inc.

Randy Haug

LeaseTeam, Inc.


Hugh Swandel

The Alta Group


Chris Walker Fund Documents

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Files about the setup and management of the Chris Walker Education Fund
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
ChrisWalkerFundGrantRequestForm.pdf PDF (405.22 KB) Administration 6/28/2016
ChrisWalkerEducationCommitteeBylaws.pdf PDF (117.95 KB) Administration 6/28/2016