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Foundation 191 Announces Grant Awards for 2014-2015 Print E-mail

Foundation 191 has awarded 14 grants totaling $10,130 for learning projects for the 2014-2015 school year in the Burnsville-Eagan Savage School District 191. This marks the fifth consecutive year Foundation has awarded grants for 51 grant projects totaling over $47,000.00.

The grant recipients are:

• First Robotics Team 3184: Supports students who design and build a robot for FIRST Robotics competitions for Burnsville High School. Grant Amount: $1,000.00

• Books for Boys: Purchase books targeted to male readers in junior high and available to all students to enhance reading at Nicollet Junior High. Grant Amount: $500.00

• Bowls for Brainpower: Provides materials for the Bowls for Brainpower fund raiser, supporting BrainPower in a Backpack weekend food program event at Burnsville High School. Grant Amount: $750.00

• Community Service Club: Supporting a student-led club that plans and implements service projects within the school district and community at Harriet Bishop Elementary. Grant Amount: $400.00

• School to Home Literacy Bags: Expands project for specialty bags with books and literacy items students take home to use with parents and return at William Byrne Elementary. Grant Amount: $500.00

• Girls on the Run: Girls participate in program enhancing positive behavior, image and healthy activities at Vista View Elementary. Grant Amount: $750.00

• Student Led Book Swap: Expands a free weekly book swap by students incorporating leadership and extending it into the summer. Grant Amount: $1,000.00

• Giving Garden: Provides resources for student managed "giving garden" at high school to grow and provide fresh produce for local food shelves and Brain Power in Back Pack at Burnsville High School. Grant Amount: $750.00

• Junior Achievement Biztown: Provides students developmental cognitive disabilities and autism program the opportunity to attend "Biztown" in Maplewood as actual employees and consumers to practice living and working skills in a real-world environment through Burnsville High. Grant Amount: $980.37

• Diversity Touchstone Books: Books purchased to help expose elementary students experience and understand different cultures, family diversity, socio-economic backgrounds, abilities/disabilities and other diversity at Sioux Trail Elementary. Grant Amount: $500.00

• ELA Resources: Supplements the English Language Arts kindergarten resources with non-fiction books for common real world literature at Gideon Pond Elementary. Grant Amount: $1,000.00

• PBIS Support: This funds an all-school field trip to McColl Pond Environmental Learning Center in Savage as part of the school's STARS program at Edward Neill Elementary. Grant Amount: $1,000.00

• Rambush Readers: A summer reading program for low income students focusing on building literacy skills at Harriet Bishop Elementary. Grant Amount: $675.00

• Building Compassion Literacy Unit: Sixth grade students will participate in a literature unit about exceptionalities, encouraging compassion and empathy for others at Edward Neill Elementary. Grant Amount: $350.00

Total Grants: $10,130.37

Grant funds are raised by the Foundation from fundraising events, individual donations, payroll withholding and corporate contributions.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015 19:15
Second Grapes & Grains for Grants Fundraiser on January 29, 2015 Print E-mail

Foundation 191 will host its second "Grapes & Grains for Grants" at the Ames Center in Burnsville on Thursday, January 29, 2015. The event will feature wine and craft beer tasting sponsored by Red Lion Liquor, a silent auction, and hors d’oeuvres by the Mediterranean Cruise Cafe. 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 foundation191.org or community191.org. Tickets can also be purchased 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 or 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 preorder tickets online.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014 21:20
Foundation 191 Golf Tourney Set for September 12th Print E-mail

The 6th annual Foundation 191 golf tournament will take place on September 12th at the Crystal Lake Golf Club in Lakeville. Golfers will tee off at noon in a best ball format with proceeds to benefit Foundation 191, the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage education foundation. Prizes will be awarded for play and for fun with dinner at the ceremony to follow. Sponsorship opportunities for the event, holes and contests are available. Cost for the event is still only $125 for golf, cart, range balls and dinner. A dinner only option is available for $20.

Foundation 191 was formed in 2005 and has sponsored the Sounds of Math in the districts ten elementary schools, poets in the schools, from Many Voices, Ready for Kindergarten, and grants to projects in the district's elementary schools, junior high schools, Burnsville High School, and alternative school. The Foundation has awarded over $47,000 in grants including over $10,000 to projects in the district for 2014 - 2015.

Registration is available by completing the downloadable form and sending in along with your check. An online link is also available for registration. Sign up soon to ensure a place in this year's tourney. For more information or sponsorship opportunities visit the Foundation 191 website or call Tom Umhoefer, event chair, at 952-707-4112 or tumhoefer@burnsville,k12.mn.us.

Click here to register online

Golf Tourney Brochure with Registration

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 August 2014 21:59
Foundation 191 Announces Requests for Grants for 2014-2015 Print E-mail

Foundation 191 will offer funds for grants totalling up to $10,000.00 to selected projects for 2014-2015 in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school district. The total amount available for all grants is $10,000.00. This will mark the fifth 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 9, 2014.

Foundation 191 has awarded over $37,000.00 for 37 grant projects in the school district benefitting students since the 2010-2011 school year. Grant applications have been written by teachers and staff.

Grant proposals should be submitted on the grant application form online or mailed 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. Funding guidelines and application criteria are also posted and should be read by applicants.

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 infomration, please visit the website or contact board president Steve Fiebiger at (952)746-5171.

Application Guidelines

2014 Grant Application

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 April 2014 13:06
Grapes & Grains for Grants Fun-Raiser at BPAC on February 27, 2014 Print E-mail

Foundation 191 will host "Grapes & Grains for Grants" at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center (BPAC) on Thursday, February 27, 2014. The event will feature wine and craft beer tasting, a silent auction, and superb food by the Mediterranean Cruz. Tickets in advance cost $25 and will be $30 at the door. The event is from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tickets can be ordered online through ISD 191 Community Education.

Tickets can also be purchased at Red Lion Liquor in Burnsville or from a member of the Foundation board.

Grapes & Grains for Grants

Ticket Order Form


Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 December 2013 17:11
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