Grants Support Classrooms

12 Classroom Grants Support Learning
Posted on 12/23/2020
It’s "Merry Christmas" for Holy Cross, Mater Dei and Sacred Heart School teachers in the form of 12 Excellence in Education classroom grants totaling over $7100 to benefit student learning and safety.

The grants are awarded by the Siouxland Community Foundation to support K-5 teachers in local public and private schools. BHCS elementary teachers applied by Nov. 1 for these grants listed below:

Holy Cross Classroom Grants
- Flexible Seating 
- SEL with Books and Music 
- Reading Strategies for Struggling Readers 

Mater Dei Classroom Grants
- Reading Book Sets
- Flexible Seating
- Really Great Reading
- Socially Distanced Learning Space
- Socially Distanced Safety
- Reading Intervention

Sacred Heart Classroom Grants

- Mastering Fine Motor Skills
- Art Demonstration document camera

Dual Language Academy Classroom Grants
- Shared Reading Document Camera

The community foundation helped Bishop Heelan High School and some 90 area non-profits raise over $100,000 though Siouxland Big Give, a one day of giving blitz.

The foundation administers over 150 charitable funds, established by donors, and awards nearly 350 grants and scholarships yearly to Siouxland nonprofit organizations and college-bound seniors, (including Heelan seniors.) It supports education, arts and culture, health care, the environment, community betterment and more.  
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