Fraser Educational Foundation

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    What is the Fraser Educational Foundation?

    The Fraser Educational Foundation is a non-profit, tax-deductible organization. The objective of the foundation is to provide funding that will enhance teacher creativity, student enrichment, and community involvement through activities that go beyond the scope of normally funded school budgets and responsibilities. Typically the basis and intent of any educational foundation are to provide non-traditional funding for non-traditional projects, activities and classroom materials.

    The foundation supports the schools in our district through grants and mini-grants. The money is raised through donations from teachers, individuals, and local businesses as well as a variety of fundraisers during the school year. During the last 20 years, the Fraser Educational Foundation has averaged $8,000 in grants annually.

    Who Does the Foundation Help?

    The grant program supports funding for all levels (DK-12). Some examples of recent projects the foundation has supported include grants for the purchase of books, supplemental education programs and establishing MakerSpaces.

    Donate to the Foundation

    One-Time Online Donation
    Anyone is welcome to make a tax-deductible donation at any time.

2021-2022 Grant Recipients

  • Single Grant

    Karen Hagerty
    Fraser High School
    $3,000

    Mrs. Hagerty will use the grant to purchase a digital Clarinova piano/keyboard to be utilized for piano recitals, band concerts, choir concerts, performing Arts Academy, and other events requiring the instrument.

    Mini-Grants

    Alyssa McNamara
    Edison Elementary School
    $899.00

    Ms. McNamara will use the grant to purchase two Fit Student Junior Bike desks to help students to continue to move and learn throughout the day. These bikes help keep students focused, engaged, and active in class.

    Ellen Blanck
    The Dooley Center
    $578

    Mrs. Blanck will use the grant to purchase the Kimochis Educators Tool kit.  This kit is a school-based social and emotional learning program designed to give children the knowledge, skills, and attitudes they need to recognize and manage their emotions. 

     

     

Members

  • Deuane Martin
    President

    Chris Skruba
    Vice President

    Teresa Van Sickle
    Treasurer

    James Walsh
    Trustee
     
    Delia Martin
    Trustee
     
    Carol Nine
    Trustee

    Sharron Henderson
    Trustee

    Norma Krussman
    Trustee

    Gerry Gauthier
    Trustee

    Beth Gauthier
    Trustee

    Bev Belzyt
    Trustee

     
    Carrie Wozniak
    Superintendent