We are interested in innovative and exciting ideas that will enhance the education of Delran’s students in all subject areas.
Instructions are on the first page of the application. Last year, the Foundation limited applicants to $1500. This year, we have decided to remove that limit in the hopes of encouraging even more exciting ideas. We are happy to consider applications in the hundreds or the thousands of dollars.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the grant committee by email at [email protected].
- Please provide as many details as possible. This will help the Grant Committee make the most informed decision.
- Collaborations are permitted and encouraged. If collaborating with other teachers, please select a group leader who will oversee the project and serve as the primary contact person
Previously Awarded Grants
The grant recipients for 2016-2017 are as follows:
- $1,500 to Laurie Fauver for “Advanced Art Club”. This project will enhance the art program at Millbridge and provide 2nd grade students weekly enrichment in the visual arts. Children will study master artists, experiment with various materials, work with an artist in residence from the Perkins Center for the Arts, and enhance the beauty of the school by creating a wall mosaic. The program will culminate in a field trip to the Barnes Museum or the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
- $1,300 to Mary Jo Hutchinson for “DIS Robotics Team – FIRST Lego League”. 4th and 5th grade students will learn the basics of robotics, build their Lego robots, learn to operate the robots, and prepare for the specific theme or challenge for the yearly FIRST Lego League competition. Students will also attend a regional robotics competition in the spring.
- $400 to Jason Pope for “Antebellum American Regional Cuisine”. To supplement classroom learning of American history, 6th grade social studies students will conduct a cooperative research project to discover authentic, period-appropriate, American cuisine from different geographic regions and execute a recipe and cooking plan.
- $1,500 to Jen Frisella for “Motion, Forces & Energy – Rocket Engineering Project”. 8th grade science students will work in groups to design and construct rockets following the engineering design process. The culminating event will be a rocket launch competition and performance day.
- $1,500 to Mary Jo Hutchinson for “DHS Robotics Team – FIRST Tech Challenge”. 9th through 12th grade students will learn the intricacies of robotics, design and build their robots, learn to operate the robots, and prepare for the specific theme or challenge for the yearly FIRST Tech Challenge competition. Students will also attend a regional robotics competition in the spring.