Happily Ever After

January 13, 2020  |  Blog, featured, news
Happily Ever After

Without the Elementary Library Grant, which has been awarded through the Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools for more than a decade, MCCSC media specialists wouldn’t be able to afford to add as many new books to their libraries.

Through the years, Monroe County Community School Corp. media specialists have wondered who the donor is that’s given at least $10,000 a year to fund the grant program. But Mary Hawkins, the donor and a retired teacher, didn’t want the notoriety. She said now she wants to share her story, hoping it might inspire other people to contribute.

In December, Hawkins and her…

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Girls in Engineering, Math, & Science

January 12, 2020  |  Event List, events, featured, news
Girls in Engineering, Math, & Science

Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science (GEMS) Day – March 28,2020

Location: Bloomington High School North

Time: 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

GEMS is for girls in grades 5th  and 6th in Monroe County.  Girls will have the opportunity work with female role models and enjoy the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)!

Morning Expo:

The morning will open with a Career Expo from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.  At the expo, girls and their families can explore and learn more about STEM career opportunities.  If you are interested in exhibiting please let us know by either downloading this form and returning to our office OR…

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Annual Giving Campaign

December 13, 2019  |  Blog, Event List, featured, news
Annual Giving Campaign

Helping All Children Succeed! 
When you hear the words “school library” – what comes to mind? Do you see a room filled with books where children are required to whisper? Or do you envision a warm and welcoming place where students can come hang out, create together, find a good book to read, a place to be inspired and motivated to learn?

In 2005, the Foundation, with the generous support of an individual donor, created the Elementary Library Grant program. The goal was to provide consistent annual funding to all elementary libraries to update and expand library collections throughout the MCCSC. The…

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STEM to Them Mobile Lab

October 8, 2019  |  Event List, events, featured, news
STEM to Them Mobile Lab

 Thank you SIRA for joining us as a Bronze Sponsor.  We are now at 91% of our fundraising goal for the STEM to Them Mobile Lab!  This innovative mobile STEM Lab is unlike any other. It will travel to all elementary schools twice a year, providing robotics and engineering lessons to all students that encourage collaboration, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. To make this dream a reality, we need your help! 

The Raymond Foundation has generously provided a $25,000 matching opportunity to provide incentive to individuals and smaller businesses and foundations.  Your gift today can be doubled! 

Gifts $25,000 or greater have…

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Grants Applications

July 29, 2019  |  events, featured, news
Grants Applications

Our December monthly grants are open!  

To learn more about out grant categories and how you can apply please select the Grants tab.

Need some inspiration look at our Grant Winners and check out our Video