Grants Awarded

Our grant program for the 2016-2017 school year are in action!  Our fall grant cycle has been awarded and our ongoing grant applications are open.  So far our grant awards total $29,350

All grant programs funded by the Foundation are made possible by generous donations from individuals, organizations, and businesses in our community.  The grant process is competitive, and the selection committee is comprised of teacher representatives from MCCSC schools, FMCCS Board members, and donors.

 Elementary Library Grants

  • High Interest Books – Arlington Heights Elementary School
  • Back Home Again, Researching Indiana – Binford Elementary School
  • Reader’s Choice Wins – Childs Elementary School
  • Researching Sleuths – Clear Creek Elementary School
  • Reading Pleasure at Fairview – Fairview Elementary School
  • S.T.E.M Support Books – Grandview Elementary
  • iPAds and Books and AR Goals! Oh My – Highland Elementary School
  • Serious about our Series – Lakeview Elementary School
  • Paired Fiction and Nonfiction Texts – Marlin Elementary School
  • Rogers Library  – Rogers Elementary School
  • Lexile Literacy – Summit Elementary School
  • Serious About Series – Templeton Elementary School
  • Unionville Library – Unionville Elementary School
  • Outside: Books About the Natural World – University Elementary School

Science & Environmental Grants

  • Environmental Fair – Academy of Science & Entrepreneurship
  • Goose Pond Field Trip – Bloomington High School South
  • Inch By Inch Musical Journeys in the Garden – University Elementary

Curriculum and Enrichment Grants

  • Let’s Save a Life – Bloomington High School North
  • Getting the Shot: New Camera Optimist – Bloomington High School South
  • Learn the Code – Lake View Elementary
  • Finding Our Place in the World: Nation Geography Bee – Batchelor Middle School
  • Motivation, Completion, and Celebration – Broadview Learning Center
  • Native American Effigy Pots – Highland Park Elementary
  • First Graders Focused on Technology – Fairview Elementary
  • Creating a Nationally Certified MCCSC Preschool – University Elementary
  • Guitar for Beginners – Arlington Elementary
  • Interactive Learning in the Halls – Templeton Elementary
  • One Plastic Bag, One World – Marlin Elementary


 INSTA-Grant Awards
These grants are determined through Giving Days on Facebook and Twitter

  • Back to School – Marlin Elementary
  • Back to School – Fairview Elementary
  • Back to School – Jackson Creek Middle School
  • Back to School – Batchelor Middle School

The Foundation will work with several external organizations and foundations during the year to help fund large impact needs in our schools.  Awards granted so far this year are:

  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: Do the Math – Intervention Program – Summit Elementary
  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: Engaging Hi-Low Reading Collection and Math Intervention Needs – Tri-north
  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: RAZ-Kids Reading and Math Intervention Sets – Fairview Elementary
  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: Guitar Program – Templeton Elementary
  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise ZoneLiteracy Intervention Program – Bloomington Graduation School
  • The Wahl Family Charitable Trust: Real Men Read
  • Community FoundationImpact Grant for STEM Education – Grandview
  • Dollar General Literacy Foundation:  Literacy Intervention Needs