Mini Grant

The Foundation selects educational projects and activities to fund on a regular basis. There is no deadline for submitting mini grant applications. Typically the Foundation meets and reviews applications the first Tuesday of the month during the school year and as needed throughout the summer. Questions about mini grants can be emailed to durandeducationfdn@gmail.com.


Grant Recipients 2017-18

$150    Science Math Family Night at Robert Kerr School

$300    FCCLA Leadership Conference

$500    High School Service Learning Blanket Project

$320    Gross Motor Skills Equipment for Pre-School Special Ed

$610    Field Trip to Great Gatsby for High School English Students

$300    Hispanic Dance/Music Production for High School Spanish Students

$330    Middle School STEM Field Trip to Henry Ford Museum

$340    Rug for Elementary Music Classroom


Donor Restricted Grants

$210   Girls' Golf Team Clinic
$2410 Football Team Blocking Sled

Grant Recipients 2016-17

$300   Robert Kerr School Positive Behavior Prize Box

$300   Middle School Behavior Incentives

$600   High School Service Learning Blanket Project

$475   High School Robotics Team

$300   Middle School Youth Advisory Council

$105   High School Yearbook Conference

$300   Youth Basketball First Aid Kits

$300   Robert Kerr Appledore Tall Ship Field Trip

$299   Middle School Knit Flix Service Learning Project

$309   Bertha Neal Chick Incubation Project

$399   Robert Kerr Reading Night Supplies

$400   Middle School Great Lakes Science Center Field Trip

$500   Kerr Cares Program

$925   Bertha Neal I-Max Theater

$270   Title I Attendance Incentives

$305   Art Room Microphone System

$300   FCCLA National Conference

$300   Middle School Kindness Crew

$330   Middle School Light Boxes for Art Classes

 

Donor Restricted Grants

$480    High School Tumbling Training for Competitive Cheer

$750    Girls on the Run

$500    Summer Volleyball Camp

$1600  U of M Team Volleyball Camp

$1850  Girls Basketball Team Camp

$900    Cheer Camp


Grant Recipients 2015-16

$250 State of Michigan ID cards for High School Washington, DC Trip
$250 High School Blanket Project
$250 STEM Parent’s Night
$250 High School FCCLA Family Consumer Science Leadership Conference
$250 Middle School Parent Group Meeting Supplies
$250 High School Positive Behavior Intervention Support Incentives
$850 Doris M Kiacz Endowment Fund Grant for Elementary trip to
Appledore Tall Ship Science Project
$1060 First Grade Field Trip to Michigan Sea Life Aquarium
$1500 High School FCCLA Family Consumer Science Leadership National
Conference in San Diego

 

Donor Restricted Grants
$800 Girls on the Run Race Registration Fees and Supplies


Grant Recipient 2014-15

$250 High School Blanket Project
$250 Middle School On-Track Rewards
$250 High School Positive Behavior Intervention Support Incentives
$250 STEAM Soma Cube Project
$240 Bluetooth iPad Keyboards, Robert Kerr
$250 Robert Kerr Family Activity Night
$250 Destination Imagination Team
$250 Destination Imagination Team
$250 Destination Imagination Team

Grant Recipients 2013-14

$250 FIRST Robotics Ream
$250 Destination Imagination Team

Donor Restricted Grants
$370 Girls’ Varsity Basketball Camp
$1,372 High School Girls’ Tennis Camp