Grants Awarded 2017-2018

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

  • Fantastic Fiction – Arlington Heights Elementary School
  • Give the Kids a Voice by Giving Them Choice- Childs Elementary School
  • Celebrating Diversity – Clear Creek Elementary School
  • Student Favorites for Fairview – Fairview Elementary School
  • Literary Excellence and S.T.E.M – Grandview Elementary
  • Expanding Our Awareness of Diversity – Highland Elementary School
  • Literature that Teaches Empathy – Lakeview Elementary School
  • Focus on Science and Social Studies – Marlin Elementary School
  • Well Managed School Material – Summit Elementary School
  • Curriculum Connections – Templeton Elementary School
  • Unionville Elementary E.A.R.T.H. and Young Hoosier Books- Unionville Elementary School
  • It’s Your Choice: Book Clubs – University Elementary School

Science & Environmental Grants

  • Circuit Playground – Academy of Science & Entrepreneurship
  • Solar Energy- Batchelor Middle School
  • Highland Park Robotics Club- Highland Park Elementary School
  • Sycamore Land Day- Highland Park Elementary
  • MCCSC & IU 4th Grade Maker Challenge- District Wide
  • Environmental Education Trip- Highland Park Elementary
  • Help Us Grow Our Gardens- Highland Park Elementary
  • Templeton goes to Spring Mill!- Templeton Elementary School
  • Rocket Inquiry- Templeton Elementary School
  • Wildcare Guest Speakers- Bloomington North High School
  • Goose Pond Field Trip- Bloomington South High School

Curriculum and Enrichment Grants

  • Social Emotional Learning Library- Unionville Elementary School
  • D.R.U.M. Music Project- Unionville Elementary School
  • Civil Rights History Club Living History Trip- Bloomington North High School
  • Sew in Love with Fashion- Bloomington North High School
  • CNA Certification Partnership to Benefit Students and the Community- Hoosier Hills Career Center
  • Orff Instruments for All- Childs Elementary School
  • Stitches for Life- Tri-North Middle School
  • Health Careers Class- Broadview Learning Center
  • Physics Simulation Classroom Integration- Bloomington North High School
  • Make Some Racquet for Speedmitton- Arlington Heights Elementary School
  • Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of Students Through Social Skills Instruction and Literature- Arlington Heights Elementary School
  • Adapted Music Education- Grandview Elementary School
  • Think Globally! Teach Globally!- Binford Elementary School
  • FCCLA State Leadership Conference- Bloomington North High School
  • Computers/Social Media- Fairview Elementary School
  • Code the Robots- Highland Park Elementary School
  • Skill Improvement- Tri-North Middle School
  • Let’s Get Reading- Highland Park Elementary School
  • Cave Ecosystem- Templeton Elementary School
  • Spiders/Bats/Snakes- Fairview Elementary School
  • Zim Marim! Zimbabwean Marimba with Tafadzwa Matiure- Fairview Elementary School


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

  • TBA

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 2017-2018
  • Community FoundationImpact Grant for STEM Education – Grandview
  • Dollar General Literacy Foundation:  Literacy Intervention Needs – District Wide
  • Solution Tree: Literacy Intervention Needs – District Wide
  • Old National Bank Foundation: Literacy Intervention to Close Reading Gaps – District Wide
  • German American: Real Men Read 2017-2018