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.
Truity Education Foundation
C & C Services
Award Amount: $9,900
Build upon the EAST Educational Ecosystem Dock to complete an outdoor learning lab.
Award Amount: $3,610.50
Throw Like a Potter will serve 300 students in 9th through 12th grades annually. The project will give students access to potter's wheels on which they will learn to throw various pottery forms. Students will learn discipline, perseverance, and the development of craft by practicing the eight studio habits of mind.
Award Amount: $665
“There’s a Lizard in the Library!” will serve 300 students in K through 4th grade at Leverett Elementary School. 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.
Award Amount: $706.72
Understanding Arkansas’ Slavery Past by Connecting History, Literature and Foodways will serve 28 students in 5th grade at McNair Middle School. 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.
Award Amount: $1,230
Project Celebrate Success will serve 25 students in 2nd grade at Washington Elementary School. 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.
Award Amount: $377.95
Multisensory Learning for ALL will serve 84 students in the 4th grade at Root Elementary School and will continue for multiple years. 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.
Award Amount: $817.81
Creating Excitement in Theatre from Middle School-Junior High 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.
Award Amount: $600
Comfortable and Flexible Learning Stations in the ESL Classroom 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.
Award Amount: $572.43
Conservation in the Classroom- Save the TROUT will serve approximately 700 students, all Biology classes at Fayetteville High School. 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.
Award Amount: $1,500
GIRLS: Leaders on the Rise is 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.
Award Amount: $3,000
The Traveling Troupe of Drama Dawgs is comprised of 30 students grades 10-12 from Fayetteville High School that represent FHS on a state wide 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.
Award Amount: $1,961
The Using Clubs to Hook Reluctant Readers will serve 420 students at Owl Creek, this year alone, but will continue to positively impact new students year after year. This project is designed to get high-interest books into the hands of reluctant readers, encouraging them to explore new hobbies and topics.
Award Amount: $735
The Biographies are a Blast! Project will serve 25 2nd grade students at Washington Elementary for many years. The project will provide students wonderful and engaging biography resources to read and research that will culminate in a family night to share their hard work and projects.
Award Amount: $2,773.27
Growing a Love for Cooking: Tower Gardens in the Classroom will teach 250 students at Fayetteville High School how to grow herbs and green leafy vegetables year-around. Freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors from diverse backgrounds will gather around the table and in the kitchen to cook and eat healthy meals.
Award Amount: $4,330.96
The STN 2019 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.