See Which Groups Got Education Grants from the Watertown Community Foundation

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The Watertown Community Foundation announced it has awarded grants totaling $34,385 to initiatives supporting Watertown Public Schools. Grantees were notified this week just before the end of the 2019 school year. Grants will be implemented in spring of 2020 and or fall of 2020. 

The funds distributed through the School Based Grant Program focus on solely on Watertown’s public schools to support activities that improve instruction and learning.  

2019-2020 Education Grants  

21 School based grants totaling $34,385 were given for: 

  • WHS College Visits
  • WHS Robotics Team
  • WHS SPEAK Program
  • WHS WCAMP – Watertown College Application Mentoring Program
  • WHS/WMS/General Public Undocumented and Unafraid: Lessons from a Dreamer
  • WHS/District Musical Instrument Purchase and Repair Program
  • WMS One School One Book
  • WMS Grade 8 Dynamic Earth Heat Flow Traveling Program through Museum of Science
  • WMS Garden/ Nature Club Spring /Fall 2020
  • WMS 7th Grade Thematic Social Studies
  • WMS 3Doodle Modeling in Middle School Technology Education and Engineering
  • Lowell -Grade 1 – Discovery Museum Traveling Science Workshop -Sound
  • Cunniff- Grade 5 – 10 Oculus Go Devices for Virtual Field Trips and Immersive Education
  • Lowell PreK -5-Len Cabral Storytelling Assembly
  • Lowell- K -Force and Motion Workshop presented by the Discovery Museum
  • Cunniff ESL -After-School Enrichment Activities for ESL Students
  • District Grade 3- Gore Place
  • District PreK-5 – Purchase of the book One World, One Day, by Barbara Kerle
  • District Pre-K- Districtwide Pre-K Science Enrichment
  • Hosmer Gr. 5- The Courage Campaign: Movement & Self-Discovery Workshop
  • Hosmer – International Week 2020

For questions, please contact Jan Singer at jan.singer@watertownfoundation.org.  

The Watertown Community Foundation, a public, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, works to build and sustain a vibrant, close-knit community in Watertown – now, and for future generations. To accomplish this, WCF raises funds from individuals, families, businesses, and foundations; awards grants to nonprofits and community projects; and builds networks of donors, grantees, program participants, and stakeholders. 

WCF Board of Directors 

David Siegel and Darshna Varia, Co-Presidents; Robert Airasian; Albrik Avanessian; Emily Barclay; Eleanor Donato; William B. Ford; Ashley Morris; Mary Ann Mulligan; Antonia O’Hara; Anthony Paolillo; Maria Panaggio-Phillips; Lora Sabin; Robert Shay; Elaina Themistos; Lauren Coughlin Unsworth; and Kathryn White.

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