The CAEEF was created in 2015 to benefit the students, staff and schools of the Crawford AuSable School District through college scholarships for seniors and grants for projects in pre-K-12th grade classrooms. By May 2018, the CAEEF was ready to initiate the grants program.
GRANTS CYCLE #1: SUMMER 2018 - $2,000 AVAILABLE
The initial application window ran June-July 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. Two $1,000 grants were awarded:
Mary Tucker, GHS chemistry department: laboratory equipment.
Samantha Amstutz, GMS art department: three DSLR cameras for GMS and GHS photography courses.
GRANTS CYCLE #2: WINTER 2019 - $2,000 AVAILABLE
The second grant cycle ran January-February for the 2018-2019 or 2019-2020 academic year. Three grants were awarded:
$1,100 to Eric Tunney and LJ Mead for the GHS physical education department: heart rate monitors.
$600 to Gina Brunskill, GES, principal, for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.
$300 to Sarah Allen at GHS and Bret Krabill at GMS: prizes for the Viking Renaissance Program.
GRANTS CYCLE #3: SUMMER 2019 - $1,600 AVAILABLE
The third grant cycle ran June-July for the 2019-2020 academic year. Three grants were awarded:
$1,100 to Karen Leslie for the GES STEM program: two Makey Makey invention kits.
$400 to Cristine Nothstine for the GMS robotics class: one super kit (+).
$100 to Sarah Allen for the GHS Viking Renaissance Program: prizes.
- The photo above is of GHS chemistry students using laboratory equipment purchased with a CAEEF grant in 2018.
- The photo at the top of the page is of GMS art students using one of the digital cameras funded by a CAEEF grant in 2018.