It has been another amazing year at the P-H-M Education Foundation. At the Monday, June 17 P-H-M Board of School Trustees Meeting, PHMEF Executive Director Mari Linn Wise gave the Board an update on the Foundation’s activities this past school year.
In April, the Foundation Board approved $18,510 in classroom grants. A total of 27 grants were funded ranging from workplace experience to a $5,000 grant supporting VEX at the high school. Click here for more information on the grants awarded during the Spring 2019 grant cycle.
The Foundation also continued to provide funding for classroom books such as “Non-fiction Flashlight Friday,” student leadership camp for athletes, and concert lighting at Grissom Middle School.
During the Fall 2018 grant cycle, a total of $36,252 in grants had been awarded. Click here for more information on the grants awarded during the Fall 2018 grant cycle.
Corporations for Education funding of programs totaled $53,058; programs included Running is Elementary, Penn Art Gallery, the Laidig commitment to four schools, and Gibson Title I after-school program.
Through scholarships, innovative classroom grants, Corporations for Education, Silver Mile grants, the 2018-19 grant total was $116,237!