Foundation Awards $8,530 in Grants to Support Students and Educators

Carson City, Nev. (April 3, 2024) — The Carson City School District, on behalf of the Carson City Schools Foundation, is pleased to announce mini and department grant winners for Spring 2024. Each semester, the foundation gives back to educators and students alike. This last semester, CCSF awarded a total of $8,530 in mini-grants as well as grants for a department, school or grade-level projects.

In 2023, the Carson City Schools Foundation contributed $46,324. Since 2017, the foundation has contributed nearly $155,000 to students and educators in Carson City.

The Spring 2024 mini-grant winners include the following alphabetically by school:

  • Katheryn Brown, Bordewich Bray Elementary for Family STEM Night supplies
  • Dawn Carson, Carson High School for math classroom posters
  • Shelbilyn Beaty, Eagle Valley Middle School for the Buddy Tutors incentive program
  • Dr. Lee Conley, Eagle Valley Middle School for the Lego-Robotics World Championships
  • Katie Hollowell, Empire Elementary for ELL and Math STEM books
  • Jennifer Munk, Empire Elementary for read-aloud supplemental books
  • Cheryl Loorz, Empire Elementary for supplemental resources for struggling readers
  • Kristy Wertz, Fritsch Elementary for an online learning platform for English Language Learners
  • Alyson Haas, Mark Twain Elementary for Community Garden supplies
  • John Corbitt, Pioneer Academy for Project Discovery ski trip lunch supplies
  • Dr. Tanya Scott, for supplemental support for enrichments opportunities in conjunction with community partnerships for Multilingual Learners

The Carson City Schools Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting community involvement and investment in the public schools of Carson City. This project is one of the many results of the “Empower Carson City 2027″ Strategic Plan – a five-year strategic plan for extraordinary schools built by the community of Carson City.

The foundation was created to increase student achievement through philanthropic investment and involvement. Established by the Carson City School District’s Board of Trustees, the foundation promotes education programs that traditional funding sources may not be able to reach.

To make a contribution with your credit card, click here, or you may also donate by sending a check to the Carson City Schools Foundation at P.O. Box 92, Carson City, Nevada 89702. To view an informational video, please click here.