Mini-Grants

FOUNDATION FOR EXCELLENCE ANNUAL MINI-GRANT PROGRAM

Application Deadline January 10, 2020 | Grant Awards February 2020

The Walled Lake Consolidated School District's educators are invited to complete and submit 2019-2020 grant application for educational materials, projects, resources, programs, and/or classroom activities. 

***Literacy packages offered this grant cycle (see below)*** 

Mini-grant funding shall enrich WLCSD:  Walled Lake students & educators; Literacy & Leadership; Community & Diversity; Science, Technology & the Arts; and District Programs.

Only one FFE grant cycle per school year.

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How to apply:

Walled Lake Schools Google Apps account must be utilized to access and complete FFE Mini-Grant Application and to access resources. 

Parameters for Request:

  • Grant request's budget should not exceed $400.

  • Grant requests that exceed $400 budget may be submitted for consideration that impact large student population (i.e. grade level, entire school or multiple schools).

  • Literacy packages provided for consideration. Packages cannot be altered and purchases will be completed by WLCSD.  QUESTIONS?  Contact Michelle Black, Language Arts and Social Studies Instructional coach. 

  • Applications accepted this grant cycle for assemblies that provide anti-bullying education.

  • Requests will not be accepted this grant cycle for mobile devices or for flexible seating options. The approved 2019 Buildings, Infrastructure, and Equity Bond includes funding for furniture for collaborative learning spaces.

  • Limit individual grant requests to one per faculty member.

Questions? Contact Michelle Bianco, FFE Executive Director; michellebianco@wlcsd.org or 248.956.2116

 

2019 Mini-Grant Awards

 SCHOOL

 NAME

GRADE 

 2019 GRANT

Foundation For Excellence

 

 

Thank-you Grant (drawing among schools in spring)

District Curriculum

Andrea Abraham

K

Inflatable globes-all elementary schools

Commerce Elementary

Kristen Gauthier

K

(6) sets of leveled readers for guided reading

Commerce Elementary

Lori Sparks

4

Small robots-Genius Hour 

Commerce, Dublin, Hickory Woods, Keith, Mary Helen Guest, Oakley Park Elementary

Kathleen Murray

K-5

Author Julia Cook present 12 assemblies for K-5  + Parent Night for 6 schools at ESC  (Anti-bullying support) 

Dublin Elementary

Madeline Nixon, Rachel Sitar

K-3

(2) Sets of literacy support teacher manuals

Dublin Elementary

Tina Entwistle

K-5

(8) Ozobot robots for media ctr. 

Glengary Elementary

*RosaLeigh Johnson

K-5

School Bundle Breakout EDU

Hickory Woods Elementary

Rafael Servin Jr

K-5

Growth mindset & self-esteem: wall quotes & art decals

Hickory Woods Elementary

Katie Kavanaugh

K-5

Flexible seating

Keith Elementary

Lower El. 

K-2

Pioneer Valley Guided Reading Books-Literacy Footprints Intervention Set

Loon Lake Elementary

Brandy Carlson, Kelly Tillman, Sarah Whitson, Leslie Starler

K-12

K-12 District Art Show

Loon Lake Elementary

Andrea McCullough

1

Read aloud books, flexible seating options, fluorescent light covers, whiteboards 

Loon Lake Elementary

Melissa Sinclair

3

Guided reading books-6 sets

Loon Lake Elementary

Tricia Ziegler

1

Language workshop books, diverse classroom library books, flexible seating options & fluorescent light covers

Pleasant Lake Elementary

Nayal Maktari 

K-5

Leader in Me Program

Pleasant Lake Elementary

Jennifer Zang

2

Flexible seating 

Pleasant Lake Elementary

Ann Hinterman

K-3

STEM kits

Pleasant Lake Elementary

Angela Smith 2

Flexible seating 

 

Walled Lake Elementary

Lisa Ellis, Victoria Fifer, Wendy Schnieders

K Trip for two special ed. classrooms to visit WL Outdoor Ed. Ctr.

Walled Lake Elementary

Jessica Leslie, Shannon Cipriano, Alyssa LeBut

1 Flexible seating

Walled Lake Elementary

*Jessica Cohen, Shannon Cipriano, Matt Reed K-5

Second Step Curriculum 

Walled Lake Elementary

Karina Gold, Roseanne Garcia, Tara MyersK, K-5

Sensory walking path for hallway

Wixom Elementary

*Theresa Scussel, Sharrie Chapman, Alexandria Bingham 1 Leveled books

Wixom Elementary

 

Karina Gold

3

Second Step Curriculum

Wixom Elementary

Alexis Megyesi

K Flexible seating
Wixom Elementary

Carrie O'Connell

K Flexible seating

Clifford Smart Middle School

Kristen Berry 7 Plastic rocking chairs

Clifford Smart Middle School

Rachele Moz 6 Audio books

James Geisler Middle School

Carol A. Kravetz 7 Religious Diversity Journeys

James Geisler Middle School

Linda Martin-Seng 7 New novels

Sarah Banks Middle School

Paula Mather 7 Replenish classroom library

Sarah Banks Middle School

Sheryl Matties 6-8 Art program; software, digital camera, drawing tablet, headset microphone 

Walnut Creek Middle School

TAMERA OVALL 6 Fitness mats

Walnut Creek Middle School

*Amanda Groeneveld 6-8 Literary magazine; print for middle school community

Walled Lake Central High School

*Traci P Banjanin 10 Set of simple scientific calculators for chemistry use & testing

Walled Lake Western High School

Darrin Jennings 9-12 Heart rate monitors & software
  *Grant support= DFCU Financial