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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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APS Education Foundation News
Foundation Ranked Among Nation's Best for 3rd Straight Year
The APS Education Foundation is one of only two K-12 education foundations in the nation ranked in the top 25 for three consecutive years.
Hall of Honor Inductees Announced
Longtime teacher and administrator Mary Ann Anderson and former Deputy Chief Mark Shea will be recognized at the Gold Bar Gala on April 27.
Officers Elected & New Members Join Foundation Board
Thanks to four directors who are terming off after six years of service.
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Phone: (505) 881-0841
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