Armando Alters Montaño ’12 Writers@Grinnell Endowment Fund challenge

An anonymous donor has made a gift of $25,000 to the Armando Alters Montaño ’12 Writers@Grinnell Endowment Fund. The donor has also offered an additional dollar-for-dollar matching gift up to $25,000 for all gifts made to the Mando Fund through June 15, 2017.

Gifts to the Mando Fund support

  • The Armando Montaño ’12 Memorial Reading, an annual reading within the Writers@Grinnell program, by a leading nonfiction writer.
  • The Mando Montaño ’12 Scarlet & Black Student Newspaper Memorial Fund.
  • Student internships in areas related to creative writing, publishing, television, film, and other media.

This gift is given in honor of Professor Ralph Savarese for his work with young writers and in memory of Mando Montaño ’12 whose talent and energy left an indelible mark on Grinnell.

To make a gift to the Mando Fund please use the gift form below.

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