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Fall 2017 Grant Cycle Open through November 1, 2017

The HTSDEF Mini-Grant Committee members anxiously await applications for the Fall 2017 Grant Cycle. Funds up to $1,000.00 are available to underwrite innovative educational ideas. Deadline for applications is November 1, 2017. Download the application, which includes complete instructions. Teachers, administrators, parents, students and other community members are encouraged to apply.

The 2017-18 school year marks the 15th year the Education Foundation’s mini-grant program has provided seed money for new and exciting ideas for schools and/or individual classrooms. 

The mini-grants awarded to Haverford’s teachers, administrators, parents and students are all fine examples of creative thinking leading to excellence in education and innovative ideas. Over 100 innovative and educationally rewarding programs have been completed in the Haverford Township School District due to the investment of nearly $100,000 from the foundation.

Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2017, unless otherwise notified. 

All applications will be reviewed anonymously by an independent committee and then voted on by the full board of the HTSD Education Foundation at its January 2018 meeting. All work funded by the fall grants must be completed by the end of the 2018-2019 school year.

The HTSDEF Mini-Grants, Oakmont PTO Grant, Ellen Fisher Financial Literacy Grant, and S. Virginia Murphy Grant are awarded during both the FALL term.

Empowerment Grant Monies Delivered

Haverford High School will be installing 24 solar panels to its roof for students to study how solar panels work. Lynnewood Elementary will be implementing a Social-Emotional Learning Program that includes training teachers in responsive classrooms, mindfulness training, and parent workshops! These exciting new learning opportunities are funded by Empowerment Grants from the HTSD Education Foundation.

Pictured with Lynnewood Principal Jillian McGilvery (second from right) are Foundation Board Members Ellen Kranick, Tyler Wagner and Jim Blumenstock.