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  • Past Awards


  • The GCEF is proud to have awarded funding for the following educational activities!

     

Spring 2018

  • TIME WARNER PLUS WATCHES
    This grant will be used to purchase watches for students who are lagging skill sets. They will be used to develop more positive classroom behaviors and support academic skills.

    HIGH SCHOOL PRIME TIME EVENT
    A donation was made to support the the GCCSD's effort in keeping our graduating seniors safe after Senior Ball.

     

Spring 2017

  • MODEL UNITED NATIONS CLUB
    A grant was awarded to help defray the costs associated with student participation in UN conferences.

    ACADEMIC VARSITY CEREMONY
    This grant was awarded to support purchases related to the associated ceremony for students who are inducted into this organization. 

    ELEMENTARY STEM LEGOS
    A grant was made for the purchase of Legos to promote STEM thinking and problem solving.

    GRANTS FOR DUAL-CREDIT COLLEGE COURSES
    A high school student in economic need received funding to cover the cost of taking a dual credit course at Roberts Wesleyan College.

    NATIONAL STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE IN BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMER 2017
    A contribution was made to a high school student’s attendance at this conference.

     

Fall 2017

  • MODEL UNITED NATIONS CLUB
    A grant was awarded to help defray the costs associated with student participation in UN conferences.

    3D PRINTER FOR PAUL ROAD LIBRARY
    This grant was awarded to allow students to create and be innovative in designing commonly used objects in their school environment. 

    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES AT NEIL ARMSTRONG SCHOOL
    A partial grant was awarded to fund various equipment and supplies for our students who exhibit attention concerns.

    GRANTS FOR DUAL CREDIT COLLEGE COURSES
    Two high school students in economic need received funding to cover the cost of dual credit college courses.

    GRANTS TO FUND EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE
    An individual student with health and financial challenges was supported to enable participation in a field trip.

     

Spring 2016

  • ​SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LIBRARY COLLECTION
    A grant provided funding to an elementary school’s school psychologist to begin building a social-emotional library collection for our students, families and staff across the district.  We are pleased to have funded this resource and provide much needed support for our greater Gates Chili community.

    SUPPORTING NEW ARTS INTEGRATION INITIATIVE
    A grant was awarded to support the new district initiative around arts integration in our schools. This grant will help students acquire wider educational knowledge about the arts.

     

Fall 2016

  • MOTOR BOXES FOR INCOMING UPK AND KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS
    A grant was awarded to Neil Armstrong’s Occupational Therapists to fund “motor boxes” for 150 incoming UPK and Kindergarten students.  This grant enables some of our students with help to develop the motor tools they need to enter UPK and Kindergarten.

    GRANTS FOR DUAL CREDIT COLLEGE COURSES
    A number of individual high school students in economic need received funding to cover the cost of Roberts Wesleyan dual credit courses.