Educare Foundation funds Educator Initiative Grants on an annual basis.
The deadline for the Educator Initiative Grant Application for the 2021-22 school year will be February 4, 2022. Apply for an Educator Initiative Grant.
Educare Awards $76,223 in Grants to Mankato Area Public Schools for the 2020-21 School Year:
- Virtual Reality Expeditions for East and West High School, Prairie Winds, and Dakota Meadows, $31,223
- This will bring the world to the classroom and allow students to explore a variety of topics, and experience immersive virtual settings from the Louvre to Mount Everest.
- Roller Skating Program for K-5, $15,000
- The equipment will be used to implement a roller skating program into the district elementary physical education curriculum.
- Greenhouse for East High School and Prairie Winds Middle School, $30,000
- The greenhouse will allow students the opportunity to study and apply topics including science, math, agriculture, and nutrition. Students could even participate in a “Farm to Fork” sustainable food system.
Go to our News page and get more details on the past Initiative Grants awarded over the years.