Fraser Education Foundation Grant Program

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    The Fraser Education Foundation offers mini-grants and single grants to any staff member in the Fraser Public Schools district. Applications are available during the summer and due in September of each year. Awardees are selected and notified in the fall. 

    The grant program supports funding for all levels (DK-12) to enhance student enrichment, teacher creativity and community involvement through programs that go beyond the scope of normally-funded school budgets.  

    Since its inception in 1987, the FEF has awarded more than $300,000 in grants.

Mini-Grants and Single Grants

  • Mini-Grants (up to $1,000) and Single Grants ($2,000-3,000) are available each year. Requests must include a creative idea or innovative approach for enhancing instructional and learning experiences for all students or that would provide support for students in the learning process. Applicants must explain how the grant will be used to include every student, regardless of ethnicity or gender and the specific benefits from the project. Non-allowable costs include staff stipends, substitute salaries, conference attendance, college or university course work, or other professional development activities.


2019-2020 Grant Recipients

  • Congratulations to this year's recipients!

    Six grants were awarded for a total of $6,533.42!

    Single Grant

    Roger Drabant
    Fraser High School
    To purchase a display case for 3-D artwork so that all artwork will be displayed more prominently and securely.  


    Catherine Amicucci/Stephanie Turner
    To purchase materials needed to create an International Reading Station in each media center throughout the district.  These stations will contain multilingual texts, to include languages representing those spoken by many of the students in our district. 

    Michelle Bungart
    Disney Elementary
    To purchase decals to create a sensory walk to transform a hallway into a sensory path.  A sensory path will allow staff to have a systematic way to engage students in a "brain break" that is time effective and enjoyable.

    Milene Farkus
    Eisenhower Elementary
    To transform the classroom each month to enhance student engagement.  For example an Italian Bistro for a Book tasting in order to explore different genres of books.

    Andrea Filip
    Disney Elementary
    To purchase The Q-Ball, a wireless microphone housed in a very soft foam ball that can be passed around the classroom during Restorative Practice allowing everyone to be heard. 

    Ellen Blanck
    Dooley Center
    $200.00 Paid by a private donation from retiring FEF board member Joanne Hartzel.
    To purchase cooking equipment to hold a cooking day once a month to enhance lesson themes.