Grants Received

2016

Parents/Friends for the Annual Appeal (2016)

$17,000 was raised for modules for our Next Generation Science Standards

Whole Kids Foundation (February 2016)

$2000 Gardening Grant

ERATE (May 2016)

We have been approved for $2,500 this year to help offset our telecommunication and internet connectivity costs.

2015

Grandparent Anonymous (December 2015)

$2,500 General School Items

Todd and Sue Brashear (August 2015)

$3,000 Tuition Scholarship

Target Thanks a Billion (June 2015)

$450 for Teacher Support

ERATE (May 2015)

We have been approved for $4,000 this year to help offset our telecommunication and internet connectivity costs.

Whole Kids Foundation (February 2016)

$2000 Gardening Grant

Lidia Steinvoort (Janaury 2015)

$10,000 for new math books

Parents for the Annual Appeal (2015)

$5,400 Replace Galvanized plumbing

2014

Grandparent Anonymous (December 2014)

$3,000 General School Items

The ALSAM Foundation (December 2014)

$52,930 Technology Grant for Chrome Books

Parent Donors (September 2014)

$10,000 for roof repair annual appeal campaign

McCarthey Family Foundation (July 2014)

$25,000 Raise the Roof Campaign

Intermountain Healthcare (June 2014)

$1,000 Health and Fitness Compeitition Winner Mr. Mark Longe

ERATE (May 2014)

We have been approved for $4,000 this year to help offset our telecommunication and internet connectivity costs.

2013

ERATE (May 2013)

We have been approved for $4,000 this year to help offset our telecommunicatin and internet connectivity costs.

The E.L. Wiegand Foundation (April 2013)

$48,834 for music instruments and equipment, stage risers, guitars, sound system.

2012

The ALSAM Foundation (October 2012)

$50,000 for 60 iPads, storing carts and training for teachers.

McCarthey Dressman Foundation (August 2012)

$3750 for 2nd grade iPad center for Pay it Forward Project

Anonymous (August 2012)

$2900 Match for 2nd grade IPAD center

McGraw Hill (June 2012)

$500 in donated books

ERATE (May 2012)

$4200 Approved funding which helps discount our telecommunication, T-1 line, and internet charges. We have been approved for $4200 this year to help offset our telecommunication costs.

Lidia Steinvoort (May 2012)

$10,000 for iPads

Lidia Steinvoort (February 2012)

Baby Grand Piano to Parish

2011

Anonymous (October 2011)

$24,000 for construction of prayer garden path, retaining walls and stations of the cross statues.

McGraw Hill Companies: (May 2011)

$4200 in donated books and workbooks for our teachers to use.

ERATE Funding: (May 2011)

Approved funding which helps discount our telecommunication, T-1 line, and internet charges. We have been approved for $4532 this year to help offset our telecommunication costs.

2010

ALSAM Foundation: (November 2010)

$46,892 For Nano Nagle Children’s Center needs of a new windows, fence, playground structure, new oven and stove and new bike paths.

ALSAM Foundation: (June 2010)

Received $18,500 for Nano Nagle Childrens Center air conditioning.

McGraw Hill: (June 2010)

Received $1300 in In-Kind Book Donations.

Wells Fargo Bank: (March 2010)

Received $900 for Art Enrichment.

Wells Fargo Bank: (February 2010)

Received $850 to help fund Missoula Children’s Theatre and Artist in Residence programs.

AeroGrow International: (January 2010)

Received Aerogrow Classic and Salad Greens Kit for a 6th grade Science Project entitled “Lettuce Eat Healthy”.

2009

NCEA Grant (August 2009)

This $400 Social Justice grant entitled Sanctity of Human Life and Dignity of the Person will be used for our middle school service learning project. Our middle school students will use this money during their visits to the senior center assisted living centers Saint Vincents has adopted. By visiting the residents, our students will learn dignity toward senior citizens.

McGraw Hill Companies (June 2009)

$2200 in kind books were donated to Saint Vincent school teachers and our library.

Wells Fargo Bank: (February 2009)

$1800 to be applied to our Missoula Childrens theatre program to help students enjoy the theatrical arts.

Picturing America Grant (Jan 2009)

St. Vincent’s received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities called Picturing America “America’s History through our Nations Art”. Artwork and curriculum that relates to this art will be part of our art program for the 2009-2010 school year.

Previous Years

Shopa Kids in Need Foundation (November 2007)

$300 for 2nd Grade Language Arts Community Service Project called “The Hat Tree.” Students will be decorating hats for pediatric cancer patients and each writing a story about the hats called, “The Hat Tree.” Students will work on their writing skills as well as give back to the community. In addition the students will Podcast their stories which will be posted on the web.

Shopa Kids in Need Foundation (November 2007)

$300 for 7th grade “Shakespeare Under the Stars”. This grant will be used for costumes and set designs for 7th grade Shakespearian performance under the stars in May 2007. The students will encounter Elizabethan England and learn about theatre and live performance. It will also help them learn that written text can be performed to broaden understanding and develop expression.

McGraw-Hill-Companies (August 2007)

$25,000 in books were donated to our school. We received a selection of art text books for all grades, reading books for our lower grades, science information books and spanish early reading books for our spanish program.

YSA – Youth Ventures (July 2007)

$1000 to our National Junior Honor Society Members to do a community service project entitled “The Hat Tree”. These students will be making hats and writing stories to accompany their hats and will be given to Primary Childrens Hospital, the Huntsman Cancer Center and Shriners Hospital.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (February 2007)

$200 for our Middle School Students to learn about aeronautics and study planes and wing design. They will participate in creating their own motor driven planes out of Basal wood and test them in flight.

ERATE Funding (August 2004–2011)

Approved funding which helps discount our telecommunication, T-1 line, and internet charges. We have been approved for $4700 each year and this will help offset our telecommunication costs.

Shopa Kids in Need Foundation (November 2006)

$370 for 2nd Grade Language Arts Community Service Project called “The Hat Tree.” Students will be decorating hats for pediatric cancer patients and each writing a story about the hats called, “The Hat Tree.” Students will work on their writing skills as well as give back to the community.

Philip McCarthey Family Foundation (June 2006)

St. Vincent’s received a $25,000 grant from the Philip McCarthy Foundation and will be used to install security cameras around the school and church property. These cameras will be tied to a monitoring system in the school office and help make our school campus more secure.

R.L. Burton Foundation (May 2006)

The R.L. Burton Foundation has given our school $14,600 to help update our playground. A new swing set will be purchased, new ground cover will be put in, the spider will be removed and 2 new pieces will be added to help keep our kids physically active during recess.

National Gardening Association (May 2006)

St. Vincents was awarded 202 Bulbs to be delivered Fall 06 as part of the Kids Growing with Dutch Bulbs Grant. Our students will plant these as part of a service learning project.

National Endowment for the Humanities & American Library Association (March 2006)

We are one of 2,000 selected libraries across the United States to receive this We the People “Becoming American Bookshelf” grant. A variety of books will be donated to our school library all reflecting on becoming American. Throughout the 2006-2007 school year, our school will be having assemblies, bookclubs and guest speakers pertaining to these books.

National Gardening Association (February 2006)

10 Rosebushes were donated for a Remember Me Rose Garden to help kick off our middle school meditation garden. We are one of 20 schools across the country to receive this grant which will help us to establish a rose garden to commemorate the events of September 11th. Beyond their commemorative significance, each garden will also be catalyst for education in conflict resolution and mediation skills, preparing students to seek and achieve fair and peaceful solutions.

Youth Service America Grant: (December 2005)

Our National Jr. Honor Society received a grant to make fleece tie blankets for a charity of their choice. They will be making them in November 2004 and delivering in December 2005.

Shopa Kids in Need Foundation (November 2005)

$350 for the Kindergarten Opera. Students will study language arts by going through the steps of producing an Opera in the Spring 2006. The students will be instrumental in helping to write the lyrics, work on sets and perform their parts in the Opera.

Shopa Kids in Need Foundation (November 2005)

$300 for 3rd Grade Science “Solar Powered Ovens.” The students will learn that the sun is the main source for heat and light for the earth while using foil to make several food dishes. The students will also learn math skills , recording findings and making charts.

E.L. Wiegand Foundation in Reno Nevada (August 2005)

$90,000 grant for a middle school science room. This money will be used to create a middle school science lab in our 8th grade classroom. Construction will transform our 8th grade classroom and renovate it to become a middle school science room. Funding from the E.L. Wiegand Foundation in Reno Nevada, will allow St. Vincent’s to have a state of the art science room complete with science tables, microscopes, and an array of science equipment which will allow our students to do hands on science experiments that complement their textbook.

Youth Venture, Inc: (August 2005)

$600 Grant from Youth Ventures for our National Junior Honor Society to make book on tapes for the St. Joseph’s Multigenerational Day Center and work on literacy issues.

Utah Aerospace Foundation (August 2005)

$500 grant for our middle school students to study aerospace, planes, wing design. They will participate in creating their own motor driven planes out of Basal wood, fly them and then go on a field trip to Hill Airforce Base.

NCEA Grant: (Fall 2004)

Terry Stack, 5th grade teacher received a grant to allow her students to learn about water conservation and then create a pamphlet for the school and parish on ways to conserve water. In addition they will be posting information on the web.

Best Buy Grant Awarded (Awarded Feb 2004):

Our school was selected for the Best Buy Grant for technology needs. Rhea Hristou (2nd grade teacher) brought her themed units to life via interactive technology.

McCarthey Family Foundation Grant (Awarded Jan 2004)

Thanks to the McCarthey Foundation for donating $35,000 to our school to update our aging fire alarm. Our school updated the fire alarm in June 2004 and had the first fire drill was September 2004. Everything ran smoothly. Thanks to Todd Brashear for helping secure the funds.

Unsung Heroes Innovative Teaching Grant: (Awarded Fall 2003)

Congratulations to Cindy McDowell (4th Grade Teacher) who received a $2000 grant from the ING Corporation. She was recognized for her innovative science teaching on the Great Salt Lake. Her project allowed her 4th graders to have a hands on learning experience at Great Salt Lake in May 2004. Besides a field trip they also did experiments on samples taken from the Great Salt Lake.

Maurice Robinson Service Learning Grant: (February 2004)

A $400 grant was awarded in February 2004 to our National Junior Honor Society to create books on tape for the Christmas Box (a shelter for abused children). Under the direction of Rhea Hristou our students purchased books, recorded them on tape and delivered them to the shelter. The National Junior Honor Society is a group of students in 7th and 8th grade who have demonstrated strong academic marks (3.5 GPA or higher) and good Christian conduct.

Poloroid Learning Grant: (2003)

Amy Valdez, 3rd Grade Teacher, was awarded the Polaroid Visual Learning Grant. She received Polaroid cameras and film for her project entitled: Determining the benefits of having a positive attitude and writing about it. The students took pictures of things they felt were important in their lives which help maintain a positive attitude. After these pictures are taken, the students will put the photo’s on a picture board, write an autobiography and then present it to the class.

Kids in Need: (2003)

Amy Valdez (3rd grade teacher) received a $400 grant from Fred Meyer (Shopa) for her micro economy. The money was used for a project that allowed her students to understand the role of economics in their daily lives.
Carol Barman, Development Director, continues to write grants for the school.
If your company would like to sponsor a project, teacher or class please contact her at (801) 527-2043.