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Thank You! Here Are the Classroom Enhancement Grants Our Donors Funded this School Year

This school year, thanks to our donors, the East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation funded 33 classroom enhancement grants totaling more than $240,000.

The grants included everything from data collection devices for science classes at the high school to the creation of a broadcasting studio at the middle school to the revitalization of the learning commons at all the elementary schools. 

These grants are in addition to the funds for program support that the Foundation provides to the district. Between the program support and the classroom enhancement grants, donors to the Foundation made a powerful, positive difference in the lives of every student at each of our schools.

Here's a list of the grants that were funded this year, along with photos and articles about most of them. Enjoy! And thank you! Together, we're investing in our students, because the future belongs to Pioneers!

High School

Middle School

Elementary Schools (Breton Downs, Lakeside, Wealthy)

All Buildings

  • Ray and Kristin Abraham
    Ray and Kristin Abraham
  • The Adamy Family
  • Marty and Sue Allen
  • Dennis and Jennifer Bruce
    Dennis and Jennifer Bruce
  • Damian and Sara deGoa
    Damian and Sara deGoa
  • Cynthia Daverman Gompers
  • Mark and Beth Hoekstra
  • The Iakiri Family
    The Iakiri Family
  • KV and Jena Lacks
  • Steve and Jenny McMahon
  • Elaine Rongey
  • Brian Schwartz and Elizabeth Welch
    Brian Schwartz and Elizabeth Welch
  • Beth Skaggs
    Beth Skaggs
  • Nick Thole and Amy Turner-Thole
    Nick Thole and Amy Turner-Thole
  • Chris an Sarah VanDeven
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