2018-2019 Mini-Grants Total Nearly $15,000December 13, 2018
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The Kyrene Foundation,a 501(3)(c) organization,works collaboratively with corporations, small businesses, non-profit organizations, community members, and the Kyrene School District to fund yearly initiatives.
Those initiatives include: the Kyrene Resource Center (which provides food, clothing, hygiene items, school supplies and backpacks, etc.), as well as education grants for student scholarships for enrichment, extracurricular programs, athletics and teacher and principal mini-grants. Other programs that support families in need include a Thanksgiving turkey dinner and a Winter Wonderland shopping experience.
The Kyrene Foundation assists families in need by providing a turkey and all the trimmings.
250 Families received meals last year.
Families in need were invited to shop for new Christmas items. Gifts were wrapped by volunteers and refreshments and entertainment was provided.
900 Children received gifts.
$20,000 in grants were awarded to teachers seeking funding (up to $500 per teacher) to provide enhanced learning opportunities for students.
$5,000 awarded to a principal seeking funding to support a school enrichment initiative.
$5,000 in scholarships was donated to the Kyrene School District to support students who are unable to participate in school sports.
$20,000 The Foundation funds youth enrichment activities such as tutoring, after-school classes, and intramurals.