Foundation offering $10,000 in grants

Posted January 9, 2017

The Plymouth Education Foundation will award $10,000 in grants to Plymouth School District staff, as well as to students and/or community members who partner with staff members.

The Plymouth Education Foundation Grants may be used for a wide variety of educational initiatives in the 2017-18 school year impacting students in the areas of: academic enrichment, extracurricular activities, professional development, and connecting students with their futures and community. Application deadline is Feb. 13.

This is the second year of the foundation’s newest initiative, which enhances the educational experience for students in the Plymouth School District by inspiring innovation, building strategic partnerships, and creatively engaging students at all levels in the district—high school, middle school, and elementary school.

The 2016 grant recipients were:

  • Visiting Artists and Art Enrichment Series: Applicant was Lisa Keys-Dulmes; PHS impact expected; $3,000 award.
  • One Book One Community: Plymouth Chapter: Applicants were Community Education & Recreation director Kathryn Murray and Plymouth Public Library director Martha Rosche; expected to impact Community Ed & Rec, Riverview Middle School and PHS; $2,000 award.
  • Theater Technology and Design Course Professional Support: Applicant was Janet DeJean Newton: PHS impact expected; $1,675 award.
  • Improved Recycling Attitudes and Practices: Applicants were PHS biology teacher Tina Henriksen and PHS head custodian Bob Mueller; district-wide impact expected; $1,000 award.

Learn more:
Download a 2017 Plymouth Education Foundation Grant application.
Visit the Plymouth Education Foundation Grants webpage.
• Contact Andrea Schultz, foundation executive director, by phone at (920) 892-2661 Ext. 1008 or by email at info@plymouthedfoundation.org.