Gifted by local businesses, individuals, and organizations to support the Foundation’s mission and ensure that thousands of Fayetteville children have the opportunity to be engaged in extraordinary programs in our public school settings.
C & C Services
Life Skills Project
Award Amount: $1,639.31
Teacher Description: Life Skills Project, would help any FHS students that may need to have their clothes washed while at school. A washer and dryer purchased will be placed in our small learning center so the sped students can learn how to use them and help others.
“There’s a Lizard in the Library!”
Award Amount: $665
Teacher Description: The project will provide a habitat, equipment, and supplies for their library mascot- the lizard Scout, along with related library books for student checkout. Scout the library lizard provides an opportunity to build relationships and connect students to literacy.
Understanding Arkansas’ Slavery Past by Connecting History, Literature and Foodways
Award Amount: $706.72
Teacher Description: The project pairs general history of slavery with literature and a hands-on cooking experience, giving students a deeper more personal understanding of the impact of slavery on Arkansans.
Project Celebrate Success
Award Amount: $1,230
Teacher Description: The project will provide affordable scholastic books as rewards for positive behaviors in the classroom. The goal is for books used as rewards for positive behavior to create a positive classroom culture and encourage the love of reading.
Multisensory Learning for ALL
Award Amount: $377.95
Teacher Description: The project will provide equitable instruction and support to all students, especially those who are reading and/or writing below grade level, through multisensory materials to improve their quality of reading and writing.
Creating Excitement in Theatre from Middle School-Junior High
Award Amount: $817.81
Teacher Description: This program will serve approximately 1600 students at McNair and Woodland. The project will provide students who value the performing arts to have a continuation from middle school to high school through the play Snow White. The goal is to have a place at both schools for students whose hearts are on the stage to have a place for them to be more connected to their school community.
Comfortable and Flexible Learning Stations in the ESL Classroom
Award Amount: $600
Teacher Description: This project will serve new English language learning high school students in grades 9-12. The goal of the flexible classroom is to provide a calming, safe, academic place for students who may feel overwhelmed. The project is to build a flexible classroom, functional for both academic and social learning.
Conservation in the Classroom- Save the TROUT
Award Amount: $572.43
Teacher Description: The project gives students the opportunity to hatch, raise, and release endangered trout into Arkansas waterways. FHS students will gain real-world authentic conservation experience while addressing this regional environmental issue in a way that will positively impact the future.
GIRLS: Leaders on the Rise
Award Amount: $1,500
Teacher Description: A five-week literacy-based mentoring program for 50 students at McNair Middle School. The program is designed to cultivate confidence, improve self-concept, and promote personal leadership skills. The students are provided an application of skills through service learning that will empower them to gain confidence and develop knowledge of being a strong leader.
Traveling Troupe of Drama Dawgs
Award Amount: $3,000
Teacher Description: Comprised of 30 students grades 10-12 from Fayetteville High School that represent FHS on a statewide level. This program will allow the troupe to attend the Arkansas State Festival to showcase their talent and participate in workshops to enhance theatre skills. The three-day festival is full of learning and community building for lovers of theatre.
Student Television Network 2020
Award Amount: $3,439.74
Teacher Description: The STN 2020 trip to Seattle, WA grant request will serve 28 students ranging from 10th through 12th grade. The grant request will provide relief to students and parents for registration fees and offset costs for hotel rooms at our national conference.
Teaching At-Risk Teens Intrinsic Motivation
Award Amount: $1,155
Teacher Description: Tools and resources to build motivation for at-risk students through field trips and tangible rewards.
40 Book Challenge for Literacy
Award Amount: $1,769
Teacher Description: Incentives for completing the 40 Book Challenge.
The Create Project
Award Amount: $2,250
Teacher Description: Industry professional mentors to provide curriculum and instruction for at-risk students at Fayetteville Virtual Academy and more through live streams and digital content to develop creative technological skills to prepare them to meet the digital media workforce after graduation and to develop the important social emotional skills needed to be successful.