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Foundation 191 Announces Requests for Grants for 2016-2017 Print E-mail

Foundation 191 will offer grant funds to selected projects for the 2016-2017 school year in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school district. This will mark the seventh year Foundation 191 has offered grants for projects in the schools. To be considered, applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on May 2, 2016. Applications and grant criteria are available at the Foundation website at www.foundation191.org.

Foundation 191 has awarded over $57,000 for grant projects in the school district benefitting students since the 2010-2011 school year. Grant applications have been written by teachers and staff. Examples of prior grant projects can be found on the foundation’s website.

Grant proposals should be submitted on the grant application form online or sent to Foundation 191, P.O. Box 245, Savage, MN 55378. Grant applications can also be emailed to: fieblaw@earthlink.net. Application forms can be downloaded at the Foundation 191 website at www.foundation191.org. Funding guidelines are also posted on the foundation's website.

Foundation 191 is the education foundation of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school district organized to enhance, enrich and expand educational opportunities in the district. The volunteer organization was formed in 2005. For more information please contact board president Steve Fiebiger at fieblaw@earthlink.net or (952) 746-5171.

2016 Grant Application Form

Grant Guidelines

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 12:06
 
Third annual Grapes & Grains event set for Feb 4th Print E-mail

Foundation 191 will host its third annual "Grapes & Grains for Grants" fundraising event at the Ames Center in Burnsville on Thursday, February 4, 2016. The evening will feature wine and craft beer tasting sponsored by Red Lion Liquor, a silent auction, and hors d’oeuvres by the Mediterranean Cruise Cafe. In addition to five wine tables, one local brewery, and an up-and-coming brewery from Iowa, two new tables have been added this year showcasing Cognac (grapes) and Bourbon (grains).

Tickets cost $25 in advance and $30 at the door. The event runs from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and proceeds will benefit Foundation 191, the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage education foundation.

Tickets can be purchased online, at Red Lion Liquor in Burnsville, or from a member of the Foundation board. The Ames Center is located at 12600 Nicollet Avenue, in Burnsville.

For more information, to become an event sponsor, or to donate silent auction items contact Steve Fiebiger at (952)746-5171 or fieblaw@earthlink.net.

Click here to purchase tickets online.

Donation / Ticket Form

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 12:07
 
Foundation 191announced 10 grants for the 2015-16 school year Print E-mail

Foundation 191announced 10 grants totaling $8182 for the 2015-16 school year to recipients from the district’s schools and programs at the June 24 ISD 191 School Board meeting.

The not-for-profit organization, created to enhance, enrich and expand educational opportunities within the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District, has contributed over $100,000 in grants and residencies at the preschool, elementary, junior high and high school levels since its creation in 2005 according to Steve Fiebiger, president of the Foundation.

2015-16 grants are:

1. Bowls for Brainpower to provide funds for materials to make bowls sold to raise funds for the Brainpower in a Back Pack program at the elementary schools.

2. Harriet Bishop Service Club, a student led organization providing opportunities for students to learn about needs in their community, develop leadership skills and help others.

3. Dramatic Play enhancement boxes for Early Childhood Family Education, Tiny Tots, Ready to Grow and Ready to Learn classrooms to help in developing social-emotional and executive function skills as well as language and vocabulary.

4. Develop an ongoing FIRST Lego League program in District elementary schools.

5. Expand the number of robotics teams at 191 Junior Highs and assist in the purchase of new programming modules.

6. Sioux Trail Reads: One School, One Book will provide each school family with a book to be read during a month long period to promote family reading.

7. #BurnsvilleStrong Youth Frontiers Retreat – train upper class students to mentor sophomores for the first day of school in the fall and a day long retreat in February.

8. STARS (Succeed Together, Act Responsibly and Safely) program field trip to McColl Pond Environmental Learning Center in Savage for Neill Elementary students.

9. Fund a Native American writer artist in residency for Metcalf Junior High 7th graders to foster real world writing and explore diversity.

10. Fit chairs with Bouncy Bands and desks with under desk pedals to give Rahn Elementary School 4th grade students a physical outlet while working.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 20:39
 
Foundation 191 Golf Tournament Set for September 11 Print E-mail

Foundation 191 is holding its seventh annual Golf Tournament on Friday September 11, 2015 at noon at Crystal Lake Golf Club in Lakeville. The 18-hole best ball tournament will raise proceeds to benefit Foundation 191, the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school district education foundation. The tournament will be capped off by a program and dinner in the clubhouse. The $125.00 cost includes golf with cart, dinner, fun, prizes, and extras. A dinner only option is available for $20.00.

The mission of Foundation 191 is to enrich, enhance and expand educational opportunities in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school district. The Foundation recently announced grants for the 2015-2016 school year to benefit sttudents in the district.

Event and hole sponsorship opportunities are available. For additional information or sponsorship opportunities contact Tom Umhoefer at (952) 707-4112, or Tumhoefer@isd191.org.

Click here to register online.

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 June 2015 20:16
 
Foundation 191 Announces Requests for Grants for 2015-2016 Print E-mail

Foundation 191 will offer grants of up to $10,000.00 to selected projects for the 2015-2016 school year in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school district. The $10,000.00 is the maximum total for all grant awards. This will mark the sixth year Foundation 191 has offered grants for projects in the schools. To be considered, applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on May 15, 2015. Applications and grant criteria are available at the Foundation website at www.foundation191.org.

Foundation 191 has awarded over $47,000 for 51 grant projects in the school district benefitting students since the 2010-2011 school year. Grant applications have been written by teachers and staff. Examples of prior grant projects can be found on the foundation’s website.

Grant proposals should be submitted on the grant application form online or sent to Foundation 191, P.O. Box 245, Savage, MN 55378. Grant applications can also be emailed to: fieblaw@earthlink.net. Application forms can be downloaded at the Foundation 191 website at www.foundation191.org. Funding guidelines are posted on the Foundation’s website.

Foundation 191 is the education foundation of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school district organized to enhance, enrich and expand educational opportunities in the district. The volunteer organization was formed in 2005. For more information please contact board president Steve Fiebiger at fieblaw@earthlink.net or (952) 746-5171.

Grant Guidelines

Grant Request Application Form

Last Updated on Monday, 04 May 2015 07:04
 
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