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APS Education Foundation Awards Over $534,000 in Grants to Over 100 Projects in 2016-2017

Horizon Awards

  • Amount Awarded: $105,522.00
  • Amount Requested: $373,504.00
  • Funded 40 out of 118 applicants
  • Impacted: 9,943 students

Achieve Awards – Fall 2016

  • Amount Awarded: $48,877.00
  • Amount Requested: $234,199.00
  • Funded 16 out of 53 applicants
  • Impacted: 1,750 students

Success Awards - Fall 2016

  • Amount Awarded: $44,255
  • Amount Requested: $311,195.00
  • Funded 3 out of 16 applicants
  • Funded Truman Middle School and the STEM Trajectory Initiative
  • Impacted: 2,910 students

Guhl Literacy Awards

  • Amount Awarded: $100,000.00
  • Amount Requested: $339,200.00
  • Funded 2 out of 9 applicants
  • Funded Collet Park for 4-H for All and Coronado for Prensa Coronado
  • Impacted: 653 students

Achieve Awards – Spring 2017

  • Amount Awarded: $69,892
  • Amount Requested: $365,598
  • Funded 21 out of 80 applicants
  • Funded 11 high schools, 4 middle schools and 6 elementary schools
  • Impacted: 1,479 students

Wal-Mart Blue Sky Awards

  • Amount Awarded: $15,000
  • Amount Requested: $130,095
  • Funded 1 out of 11 applicants
  • Funded Ernie Pyle Middle School for the Warrior Student Success Center
  • Impacted: 550 students

Success Awards – Spring 2016

  • Amount Awarded: $18,055.00
  • Amount Requested: $442,199
  • Funded 1 out of 26 applicants
  • Funded Tierra Antigua Elementary School for a Mobile STEAM Lab
  • Impacted: 950 students

Varsity Awards

  • Amount Awarded: $23,000
  • Funded APS AVID program for college visits
  • Impacted: 640 students
  • Directed by the Student Board Members of the APS Education Foundation

SingersFine Arts Department - A is for Art

  • Amount Awarded: $25,484.13
  • Funded the Fine Arts Department to support the Metro Art Show and fine arts at the 13 APS comprehensive high schools.
  • Impacted: 1,300 students

Gold Bar Gala Best in Class Awards

  • Amount Awarded: $32,500.00
  • Funded STEM Trajectory Initiative ($10,000), Manzano Mesa Community Literacy Program ($10,000), John Adams Blue Sky Program ($10,000) and Laptime Reading Club ($2,500)
  • Impacted: 1620 students

Excellence Awards

  • Amount Awarded: $51,794.25
  • Funded APS Middle School Athletics Uniforms ($20,000), Improving Math Teaching in Middle Schools ($20,000), Addressing Unsafe Situations in Elementary Schools ($7,880.40) and 9 ED Discretionary Grants ($3,913.85)
  • Impacted: 13,048 students

2016-2017 Total

Amount Awarded: $534,379.38
Number of Grants Funded: 102
Number of Students Impacted: 34,843

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