American National CattleWomen Foundation

The American National CattleWomen Foundation is a non-profit  501 c3 Foundation, organized and founded by ANCW members to generate funds for charitable, scientific, or educational purposes.

Most of the funds donated have been invested with the dividends and interest going for scholarships and educational programs. Grants have been administered as directed. Based upon performance, since 1992, more than $50,000 in scholarships have been applied to college tuition for the winning Beef Ambassadors. Educational and leadership programs at ANCW conventions also qualify for support from the Foundation.

Please donate today and support our efforts for a strong future.

Donate Online

Donate by check:
American National CattleWomen Foundation
C/O Mary Jo Rideout
352 Adkins Valley Lane
Sheridan, WY 82801

Give in memory of a loved one or your preferred allocation:
Fill out our memorial/allocation form


ANCW Foundation Annual Meeting Collegiate Scholarship

The American National CattleWomen Foundation is offering two, five-hundred dollar ($500) scholarships for collegiate women to attend and support the ANCW Executive Team during ANCW meetings at the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Nashville, TN. The purpose of the scholarship is to expose collegiate women to ANCW, increase active involvement in ANCW, and to support the ANCW Executive Team with internship duties during convention.

Application & Guidelines

Deadline to apply is October 1, 2016.


Foundation Leadership

Kristy Lage
Arthur, NE

Vice President:
Tammi Didlot
Moore, OK

Crystal Walker
Wedowee, AL

Mary Jo Rideout
Sheridan, WY


Foundation Trustees:

Ashley Hughes
Ashley Hughes
Kissimmee, FL


Marie Pyeatt
Elgin, AZ


Jill Ginn
Granbury, TX


Gwen Geis
Gwen Geis
ANCW Vice President – Non Voting member
Gillette, WY


Mardi Hansen
Bylaws and Activity Review Committee Member
Fort Collins, CO


Our Sponsors

Thank you sponsors for supporting the ANCW Foundation. For Sponsor information, contact the ANCW office at of 303-694-0313. Click here to become a Foundation Sponsor.