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Teacher Grant Crowdfunding

Every year teacher grant applications are submitted to the Educational Foundation for great ideas and projects that deserve to be funded.  The Foundation’s Grant Committee is tasked with the difficult job of deciding which grants will be awarded. If you are

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Ann Arbor Educational Foundation surprises teachers with grants

VIDEO MLive Article: View Official Press Release By Lindsay Knake | lknake@mlive.com From making kindergarten readiness backpacks to teaching young fives and kindergartners how to paint, the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation is helping teachers fund projects in their classrooms.

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Ann Arbor middle schools open STEAM labs after $350,000 fundraising campaign

MLive Article: View Official Press Release By Lindsay Knake | lknake@mlive.com What was once a wood shop is now a 21st century learning lab at Scarlett Middle School in Ann Arbor. Thanks to a $350,000 fundraising effort by the Ann Arbor

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Our 2015 Grants Committee

The Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation’s Grants Committee reviewed over 100 applications for teacher grants this morning. Projects totaled to over $200,000 in requested funding for everything from mentoring programs, special needs equipment (preventative, not just for kids currently

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Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation grows its staff with veteran, haiku-wielding Fund Development Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Linh Song, 734.794.3070, song@aapsef.org October 12, 2015, ANN ARBOR– Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation has added a seasoned, haiku-loving (we’ll get to that in a moment) fund director to its lean, mean team. Jennifer

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Changes on horizon for Ann Arbor educational foundation

MLive Article: View Official Press Release By Lindsay Knake | lknake@mlive.com The Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation has several changes on the horizon as the organization reaches its 25th anniversary. The employees have a new work space and a new mission to

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Back to School Efforts

It’s back to school time, and Ann Arborites are preparing! The Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation has exciting plans for kicking off the school year. That means it is Teacher Grant time. This year we look forward to supporting

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Successful Nonprofit Partner Projects

Below you will find examples of projects that took advantage of a nonprofit partner. These grant recipients worked with local nonprofits to make existing projects available to their students. Gay Straight Alliance Leadership Initiative for an Inclusive School Climate Grants

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Grant Application Examples

The Foundation has complied several examples of ideal grant applications.  All of the application are past grant recipients. Their personal information has been changed. These applications can serve as examples of what the  Grant Committee will be looking for when

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Nonprofit Programs

The following programs are examples of how teachers may collaborate with nonprofit staff and bring these efforts to their schools. The Foundation hopes you will use these as ideas for apply for one of our Teacher Grants. CyberSafety & Bully

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