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Our Grantees - 2017-2018

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In 2017-18 the APS Education Foundation awarded 103 grants totaling $572,559.53.  These grants have impacted over 103,858 students - funding projects for Fine Arts, STEM, Literacy, Activities and Mentoring. 

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Review the 2017-18 Grant Recipient List

In two years, the Foundation has given over 1 million to APS schools.

Horizon Awards

  • Amount Awarded: $99,739.79
  • Amount Requested: $258,368.00
  • Funded 38 out of 84 applicants
  • Impacted: 24,962 students

Achieve Awards – Fall 2017

  • Amount Awarded: $59,493.00
  • Amount Requested: $280,730.00
  • Funded 21 out of 63 applicants
  • Impacted: 10,179 students

Success Awards - Fall 2017

  • Amount Awarded: $75,000
  • Amount Requested: $415,367.00
  • Funded 3 out of 20 applicants
  • Impacted: 1,437

Guhl Literacy Awards

  • Amount Awarded: $99,573.00
  • Amount Requested: $469,537.00
  • Funded 4 out of 18 applicants
  • Impacted: 1,009

Achieve Awards – Spring 2018

  • Amount Awarded: $60,494.00
  • Amount Requested: $278,157.00
  • Funded 21 out of 59 applicants
  • Impacted: 6,888 students

Wal-Mart Blue Sky Awards

  • Amount Awarded: $18,617.00
  • Amount Requested: $112,210.00
  • Funded 2 out of 8 applicants
  • Impacted: 900 students

Success Awards – Spring 2018

  • Amount Awarded: $24,041.00
  • Amount Requested: $427,176.00
  • Funded 1 out of 21 applicants
  • Impacted: 79,532 students

Varsity Awards

  • Amount Awarded: $21,314.00
  • Funded APS AVID program for college visits
  • Impacted: 150 students
  • Directed by the Student Board Members of the APS Education Foundation

SingersAlliance Data - Community Literacy Mentoring Program

  • Amount Awarded: $50,000.00
  • Funded two elementary Schools: Manzano Mesa Elementary and Governor Bent Elementary
  • Impacted: 45 students

Gold Bar Gala Best in Class Awards

  • Amount Awarded: $30,000.00
  • $15,000 - E.G. Ross Elementary School, STEALH Makerspace
  • $10,000 - Cleveland Middle School, 1+2 Colts Clubs Activity Day
  • $ 5,000 - Coronado Elementary, La Prensa Newsletter
  • Impacted: 1,453 students

Excellence Awards

  • Amount Awarded: $34,287.74
  • Funded APS Gifted Education Enrichment model for all students, Taylor Middle School Honor Guitar Ensemble, West Mesa High School JROTC STEM, Atrisco Heritage Academy High School Summer Program, Manzano High School AP Jumpstart, Sierra Vista Elementary 3-D Science Initiative, Susie Rayos Marmon Elementary School STEM Storymakers, and 8 elementary schools attended Dolores Huerta Day of Service Learning. 
  • Impacted: 3,593 students

2017-2018 Totals:

Amount Awarded:                       $572,559.53
Number of Grants Funded:         103
Number of Students Impacted:   130,858

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