2018 Fall Grant Recipients

Molly Nelson Uncategorized 0 December 12, 2018

Fort Dodge Comm. Schools Foundation Announces Fall 2018 Grant Recipients

Foundation Board grants $27,900 to the Fort Dodge Comm. School District

The Fort Dodge Community Schools (FDCS) Foundation Board voted recently to grant $27,900 to the Fort Dodge Community School District for music instruments, sensory room equipment, an outdoor classroom, elementary math and more.

The Board voted to fund:

  • $6,700 for the Riverside Early Learning Center Outdoor Naturescape Classroom
  • $4,000 for Fort Dodge Senior High (FDSH) Industrial Technology Program metal shop tools
  • $4,000 for magnetic easels for each classroom at Feelhaver Elementary
  • $3,000 for MakerSpace equipment for elementary libraries
  • $3,200 for math resources kits for all 1st grade classrooms
  • $2,000 for a Middle School Sensory Room
  • $1,600 for a Mimeo Projector for a Cooper Elementary 3rd grade classroom
  • $1,000 for a Literacy for Families Program at Butler Elementary
  • $700 for Middle School music instruments
  • $700 for an FDSH whiteboard walls
  • $720 for Middle School headphones

“Our teachers presented so many great ideas for enhancing education, we (the FDCS Foundation Board) were really impressed by all of the ways they want to go above and beyond for our students,” said FDCS Foundation Board President Andrea DeJong. “Our generous donors allowed the Foundation to fund some amazing things for classrooms and we are all excited to see them implemented in our schools.”

The mission of the FDCS Foundation is to help students and educations go above and beyond what district funding allows with grants for professional development, technology and other educational items. The FDCS Foundation annual fundraiser, “Go Big, Go Dodgers” will be held Fri., April 5th, 2019 at Fort Frenzy.

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