Grants Awarded 2020-2021 

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

  • What Happens Next? Completing Popular Series in the Arlington Heights Library – Arlington Heights Elementary School
  • Replacing Lost Books due to Covid-19 Shutdown Binford Elementary School
  • Reading Joy – Childs Elementary School
  • In Pursuit of Equity and Embracing Diversity – Clear Creek Elementary School
  • If the Book Fits, Read it! – Fairview Elementary School
  • The Coronavirus Slide and Library Books – Grandview Elementary
  • Student Requests and More! Highland Elementary School
  • Non-Fiction High-Interest Books for all – Lakeview Elementary School
  • Science in the Library – Marlin Elementary School
  • Stay Curious and Ask Questions – Templeton Elementary School
  • Who We Are: Books that Support Connection and Action – University Elementary School
  • Book Fair Shortfall All Elementary Schools

Curriculum and Enrichment Grants

  • Building Life Skills through Project Based Learning – Tri-North Middle School
  • Hoosier Spirit: How Sports can Influence Culture – Batchelor Middle School
  • Acrylic Landscapes of America – Clear Creek Elementary
  • Outdoor Equipment – Highland Park Elementary
  • Books in Hand at Home – Fairview Elementary 
  • Hands-on, School-based Business Experience – Bloomington High School North
  • Business Simulations for Content Application and Student Engagement – Bloomington High School North
  • The MCCSC Kindness Project – TriNorth Middle School
  • Culturally Centered Classroom Library – Child’s Elementary 
  • IXL Math and Language Arts Enrichment – Rogers Elementary
  • Increasing Social Emotional Competencies for Young Children  – The Administration Building 
  • Curating Curiosity: The Question Museum – University Elementary
  • Secret Stories Phonics – Rogers Elementary
  • Social Communication Development – Grandview Elementary
  • Blue Room: Mental Health Reset – Hoosier Hills Career Center & Bloomington High School North
  • Poetry of the News – Bloomington High School North
  • Refreshing, Relevant and Responsive Books – Childs Elementary

Science & Environmental Grants

  • Sharing the Planet: Understanding Symbiotic Relationship Between Native Plants and Pollinators – Childs Elementary
  • Plastic Bottle  Cap Murals and Education – Childs Elementary

High Impact Grants 

  • Sponsor A Student – COVID school supplies and needs

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

  • Becky Provines – Thank A Teacher Drawing

Community Partnership Grants

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

  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: Outdoor Classroom – Fairview Elementary
  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: IXL Curriculum Fairview Elementary
  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: Lucy Calkins Writing Units – Fairview Elementary
  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: Library Collection  Fairview Elementary
  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: Family Lending Library  Summit Elementary
  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: RAZ Kids – Summit Elementary
  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: Expanding STEAM – Summit Elementary
  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: Mathseeds Licenses  – Templeton Elementary
  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: IXL Licenses  – Templeton Elementary
  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: ABCya  – Templeton Elementary
  • Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone: STEAM and Coding – Tri-North Middle School
  • The Wahl Family Charitable Trust: Literacy Initiatives 
  • In Mac: Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science (GEMS)
  • Duke Energy Foundation: Equity & Inclusion Summer Series
  • Indiana Youth Institute: Equity & Inclusion Training
  • Indiana Youth Institute: College & Career Readiness Training – MCCSC Middles School mxEDUinc