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. Since summer 2018, the foundation has given $5,600 in grants for programs and projects at the pre-school, elementary, middle and high school levels.
GRANTS CYCLE #4: WINTER 2020 - $1,700 AVAILABLE
Grant applications are available now and must be submitted to building principals by March 13, 2020. Please print the Grants Guideline form below for information, and print the Grant Application form below to complete your submission.
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 Christine Nothstine for the GMS robotics class: one super kit (+).
$100 to Sarah Allen for the GHS Viking Renaissance Program: prizes.
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 #1: SUMMER 2018 - $2,000 AVAILABLE
The initial application window ran June-July 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. Two grants were awarded:
$1,000 to Mary Tucker, GHS chemistry department: laboratory equipment.
$1,000 to Samantha Amstutz, GMS art department: three DSLR cameras for GMS and GHS photography courses.
- 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.