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How are Foundation grants benefiting Durham Elementary students?

Year Grant Use Program
2017-18 $1,380 Samba Artist in Residence, Installation of Schoolwide
Project, “Only One You”
Art in the ‘Burbs Grant
2017-18 $8,835 Teacher for Math Support & Math Extension School Grant
2016-17 $1,200 Samba Program Art in the ‘Burbs Grant
2016-17 $8,500 Part-time Teachers, Materials & Transportation for DREAM Team After School Club, STEAM Club & Academic Support Nights School Grant
2015-16 $1,000 Artist in Residence-Percussionist Art in the ‘Burbs Grant
2015-16 $8,500 One School One Book Program
DREAM TEAM Afterschool Program
Samba Instruments & Teacher*
* Funded by 3 Foundation Grant Programs – School Grant, Art in the Burbs
& Innovative Teaching Grant
School Grant
2015-16 $5,000 Samba Music Experience
Innovative Teaching Grant
2014-15 $1,000 Imago Theatre performance Art in the ‘Burbs Grant
2014-15 $6,665 DREAM Team Afterschool Program & One School, One Book supplies School Grant
2013-14 $6,650 Instructional Aides for 1st grade reading: IXL School-wide Online
Math Program
School Grant
2013-14 $1,000 Ukuleles for Music Department; after school music club Art in the ‘Burbs Grant
2012-13 $9,000 Math teacher for core math blocks in 4th & 5th grades School Grant
2012-13 $1,000 Art Literacy Art in the ‘Burbs Grant
2011-12 $9,000 First Grade reading teacher School Grant
2011-12 $825 Painted mural/Artist in Residence project Art in the ‘Burbs Grant
2010-11 $9,000 Instructional Assistants in reading and math School Grant
2010-11 $805 2 Alto metallophones for ORFF collection Art in the ‘Burbs Grant
2009-10 $1,014 Fifth graders have the opportunity to participate in “Biz Town,” the
Junior Achievement course in economics, where they will assume a variety of roles such as starting and running a business, applying for jobs,
Innovative Teaching Grant
2009-10 Shared $100K Part of $100K effort to restore the elementary music program by
rehiring 5 music teachers
School Grant
2009-10 $650 Bass metallaphone for the music program Art in the ‘Burbs Grant
2008-09 $6,500 Instructional Assistant to work directly with 1st and 3rd grades
during reading blocks, allowing small group practice
School Grant
2008-09 $550 fr. previous year Art Department Art in the ‘Burbs Grant
2007-08 $6,500 Educator to support 3rd grade students by offering small reading
groups, especially for students needing the most help
School Grant
2006-07 $6,500 Educators to work with kindergartners struggling in math and provide
additional resources for after-school classes
School Grant

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