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Whole School Improvement Grant

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • DEADLINE:  November 17, 2023 by 5:00 pm.

    Applications are now closed for the 2023-2024 school year.

    Applicants can apply for up to $1,900 for innovative projects at their school.

     

    CLICK HERE FOR THE APPLICATION

WHOLE SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS

Purpose

Whole School Improvement Grants are designed to provide funds to assist initiatives that are designed to reshape, enhance or improve education for all students at the school site.

Persons Eligible to Apply for Grants:

The grants are awarded on a competitive basis and any YCSD teacher, group, para-professional, administrator, or employee may apply.

Eligible Proposals

All eligible proposals must ensure the following:

  • No school name, acronym or teacher names on the application.
  • email one (1) copy of the Checklist & Certification page and the Cover page to yorkfoundation@ycsd.york.va.us
  • submitted nine (5) copies of the application (Pages 4 & 5 only).
  • provided an itemized budget that includes the vendor and prices.
  • Does not ask the foundation to fund the following: food, clubs, bus transportation, salaries for speakers or substitute teachers, alternative seating or clothing items.

Award of Funds:

Grants will be awarded up to $1,900 each, during the fall, on a          competitive basis. The number of awards will depend on funds available from The York Foundation for Public Education, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

2023-2024 Whole School Grant Winners

Tabb High School

Alyson Kast and Lori Hinkley received the Ashe-Don't Trip Over Your Shoelaces Grant for their project titled, "Student Teacher Pickleball Association."

Jill Candusso and Mary Lugo received the YFPE Improvement Grant for their project titled, "What's on Display for 3D Art Today?"

York High School

Monica Chandler and Dory Holder received the Ashe-Don't Trip Over Your Shoelaces Grant and the YFPE Improvement Grant for their project titled, "Critical Thinking, Creativity & Collaboration with Rubik's Cube Mosaics."

Dare Elementary School

Rachel Minor received the YFPE Improvement Grant for her project titled, "Lights on With Literacy, Full STEAM Ahead."

Yorktown Elementary School

Beth Welch, April Dawson and Sue Shields received the YFPE Improvement Grant for their project titled, "Hey Now.  Get Your Game On.  Let's Play! Math!"

Grafton Middle School

Stephanie Pressley received the Nancy Core Middle School Collaboration Grant and the YFPE Improvement Grant for her project titled, "Empowering Minds through Family Game Nights:  Bringing Literacy Adventures Home."

Total Amount Awarded - $

 

 

 

 

Jill Candusso and Mary Lugo-THS
Alyson Kast and Lori Hinkley-THS
Monica Chandler and Dory Holder-YHS
Rachel Minor-DES
Stephanie Pressley-GMS
Beth Welch, April Dawson, Sue Shields, and Jessica Demetros-YES