Applications for the Fall 2023 academic period will be accepted from Monday, September 13th, 2023 through Tuesday, October 20th, 2022, 5:00 p.m. All awards will be announced on Friday, November 17th. (Click here to be directed to the grant application page)
In 2015 a group of individuals from the community came together to form a 501(c)3 foundation to support the Carson City School District’s goal of increasing student achievement through community philanthropic investment and involvement. Serving at the pleasure of the superintendent and the school board, The Carson City Schools Foundation leadership works to be a vehicle for community investment in education that traditional funding sources might not be able to reach.Click here for the full story...
As a result of the community’s generosity, from 2016 through 2022 the foundation has donated $110,994 for classroom projects, student aid, department projects, school projects, new teacher support, and the Jump Start Program. As of the Fall 2022 grant period, the foundation has donated $44,223.14 through the following programs (Click here for a full list of awardees)
- Classroom Mini Grants – $1,300 (6 grants)
- School-wide Grants – $10,000 (5 grants)
- Jump Start College-readiness Program – $32,223.14
We hope you will take the time to view the video below to learn more about the Foundation and our work. We also encourage you to explore this website to learn more about what we have accomplished so far, how we achieve our goals, and how you can participate as a donor and supporter.
This project is one of the many results of the “Empower Carson City 2017″ Strategic Plan – a five-year strategic plan built by the community for creating extraordinary schools, and now renewed as “Empower Carson City 2022“.
For more information, or to contact the Board of Directors, please email [email protected]. To donate to our grant and scholarship programs, or to the Foundation General Fund, click here: Targeted Donation