Grants Programs

Ashwaubenon Education Foundation

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In the tradition of the Ashwaubenon School District, this granting program supports the development and continuation of innovative opportunities to enhance student experiences in order to help them develop as model community and world citizens. This granting program is not meant to replace ongoing public support of education, but funds opportunities, materials, and experiences that go beyond the School District budget.

Read more about the Ashwaubenon Education Foundation.

FUNDING PRIORITIES

  • Funds necessary for individuals or groups of students to participate in enrichment activities (not undertaken for academic credit or for general operating expenses of co-curricular activities, such as uniforms, equipment, or travel).
  • Innovative classroom activities and other programming (such as arts programming) typically not supported by district funding.
  • Technology and learning projects designed to promote the use of cutting-edge technologies in teaching and learning that fit with the district’s technology plans and initiatives.
  • Business, civic, and community involvement that will promote the interaction of these groups with students.
  •  Professional training that will positively impact students.
  • Other areas not typically funded by the district, but consistent with district curricula and policies.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Applications are accepted from any Ashwaubenon School District, parent, staff, or administrator, parent association, or community member partnered with professional School District staff.
  • All applicants must have the approval of their principal (or department head, as applicable).
  • Any school-related activity consistent with district curricula and policies qualifies, except existing activities funded by the School District.
  • Only one application per individual will be accepted each grant cycle.

GRANT AWARDS

Typically up to $2,000.

DEADLINE

March 15

Decisions will be announced before July 1.  Implementation of funded program and activities will occur during the school year starting September 1.  Previously incurred expenses will not be considered.

All Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Kari Olsen, Director of Grants & Scholarship Programming, prior to completing an application.

WHAT WE DO NOT FUND

The Ashwaubenon Education Foundation does not support the following:

  • Programming or expenses occurring before the grant is awarded; decisions will be announced within 6-10 weeks of the application deadline.
  • Existing activities funded by the School District
  • Annual appeals, capital campaigns or other fundraising activities or events
  • Religious activities or programs that serve, or appear to serve, specific religious organizations, groups, denominations, or beliefs

APPLY FOR A GRANT

To submit a grant request, apply online.  Review the online application questions and requirements.

FINAL REPORT

Grant recipients will be required to complete a brief follow-up report at the end of the project or grant period.

KARI OLSEN
Director of Grants & Scholarship Programming

Questions

Contact Kari

920.432.0800