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 for inquiry-based chemistry courses for 90-plus chemistry students in grades 10-12.
- Samantha Amstutz, GMS art department: three DSLR cameras for the GMS and GHS photography courses to help students learn to practice digital citizenship in today’s ever-expanding world.
GRANTS CYCLE #2: WINTER 2019 - $2,000 AVAILABLE
The second grant cycle ran January-February for the 2018-2019 or 2019-2020 academic year.
GRANTS CYCLE #3: SUMMER 2019 - $1,600 AVAILABLE
The third grant cycle will run Jule-July for the 2019-2020 academic year.
The foundation invites all CASD staff members to apply for grants. The documents needed to apply will be posted in the spring of 2019. All applicants will be notified of the decisions by August 31, 2019.