Better Education, Better Kids

Grant Application Deadline for 2021/2022 School Year Has Passed

Thank you to those that applied for this year’s grant offering. The applications will be judged on 10/6/2021 and then submitted to the Board for final approval. All applicants will be notified by 10/15/2021.

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.

Register for the 2021 Run for #1

The 2021 Run for #1 will be held on August 28th.   Click HERE to register.

Email for information on being a sponsor.

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.

Grant Applications for this school year were due September 16, 2020.