Better Education, Better Kids

Register for the 2022 Run for #1

The 2022 Run for #1 will be held on September 17th. Click HERE to register.

Click here for information on being a sponsor.

2022 Grant Applications Open August 1, 2022

Grant applications for 2022 will be accepted from August 1, 2022 through September 15, 2022.

Grants will also be accepted from December 1, 2022 through January 15, 2023.

Fall applications will be judged in early October and then submitted to the Board for final approval. Applicants will be notified by 10/15/2022.

2021 Run for #1 a Success

Despite lower than normal participation, this year’s Run was a success. We raised over $30,000 for grants. Our success was made possible by those that support the Foundation through payroll dedication and our generous sponsors. Gold Sponsors this year were Taco John’s, First Education Federal Credit Union, and Microsoft.

Grants Page Updated

The Grants Page has been updated for the 2021-2022 school year. You can download the new applications and find out about our two special opportunity grants. One is for science teachers and the other is for history/geography teachers. See the Grants Page for details.

Special Funding Initiative Announced

At the October 19th meeting the LCSD1 Board of Trustees, Foundation President, Jim Yates, announced a $30,000 special funding initiative. The Foundation Board is working with District senior leadership to determine how to best use the funds to support our students.

2020 Grant Recipients Announced

he recipients of the Excellence in Education and Student Enrichment grants for the 2020-2021 school year were announced at the October 19th meeting the LCSD1 Board of Trustees. Click here for a list.

2020 Virtual Run for #1 a Success

Thank you to all participants in this year’s virtual run. Despite having lower than normal registrations, it was a successful event. The winners of the school participation awards are: Dildine Elementary, Johnson Junior High, and Central High and for Student Participation: Dildine Elementary, Johnson Junior High, and Triumph High. The schools will receive $500 for each of these achievements.