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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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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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BollyFit Benefits The Foundation

BollyFit has generously offered to give a portion of the BollyFit® Kids Bollywood and Beyond Camp registration fee back to Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation.  What a fun way to “Have Fun; Be Fit; Illuminate from within“, and support

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New Sweetwaters Coffee Benefits AAPSEF

Sweetwaters has created a new coffee exclusively for the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation.  Scholar Joe is a custom blend of organic, fair trade beans from Honduras and Peru.  Proceeds from each sale will benefit the Ann Arbor Public

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Help Us Win Up To $6,000

The Bouma Group has generously offered to donate the commission from the sale of their 100th home sale to local non profit organizations. Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation was lucky to be among those chosen to compete for this

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All AAPS eighth graders treated to viewing of Selma

AAPS News Article: View Official Press Release “Awesome.” “Cool.” “Sad, but good.” That’s how three eighth graders walking out of the movie “Selma” summed up the award-winning movie Friday morning at Cinemark on Carpenter Road. Thanks to the generosity of

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