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, 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 for the Viking Renaissance Programs.
GRANTS CYCLE #3: SUMMER 2019 - $1,600 AVAILABLE
The third grant cycle will run June-July for the 2019-2020 academic year.
The foundation invites all CASD staff members to apply for grants. The grant applications must be submitted by July 31, 2019. All applicants will be notified of the committee's decisions by August 31, 2019.