Samples of winning proposals by ASD teacher and staff include grant-maker guidelines to which they were written.


Sharing the Dream (PDF)

Sharing the Dream RFP (PDF)

Heather Mildon, Chester Valley Elementary

To provide engaging learning opportunities for students which incorporate the history, beliefs, and traditions of cultural groups represented in our community.  Events planned as part of the project will bring parents into the school, facilitate connections between members of our school community and enhance student learning.  The grant source is NAESP Foundation and MetLife Foundation.


"Take Five Teach Five" Mentoring Project – ING Financial Services Unsung Heroes Grant (PDF)

Mt. Spurr Elementary, Kaiya Kaltenborn

To support an oral storytelling project for first grade students.  The grant will supply digital voice recorders and carrying cases.


Airport Heights Dance Group - Alaska State Council on the Arts and Rasmuson Foundation Cultural Collaborations Project Grant (PDF)

Jessica Limbird, Airport Heights

To create an Airport Heights traditional Native Dance Group, focusing on Yup'ik and other Alaska Native group dancing. 


Chris Crutcher/Young Adult Author - Alaska State Council on the Arts and Rasmuson Foundation Cultural Collaborations Access Grant (PDF)

Hanshew Middle School, Wendy Leseman

To host two assemblies and a writing workshop in early March 2010 with Chris Crutcher, a young adult author who writes about contemporary teen issues. 


Jack Dalton Artist Residency – Alaska State Council on the Arts and Rasmuson Foundation Artist in Schools Grant (PDF)

Amy Dalton, Kasuun Elementary School

To provide a two-week artist-in-residency in April 2009 with Jack Dalton, a Yup'ik storyteller, writer, and teacher.  Mr. Dalton will work with students in grades four through six to explore their heritage through storytelling, writing, craft and dance. 


Pratt Museum Exhibit – Alaska State Council on the Arts and Rasmuson Foundation Cultural Collaborations Excursion Grant (PDF)

Dawn Wilcox, Rogers Park Elementary

To support a class of fourth graders to visit the exhibit "Kachemak Bay: An Exploration of the People and Place" at the Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska, in May 2010.  The museum visit will help prepare the students for conducting science research and community service in the area by adding a cultural and historical perspective to learning about the geography, people and animals of the Kachemak Bay area. 


Laura Bush Foundation for America's Libraries for America's Libraries Grant (PDF)

Cindy Mans, Willow Crest Elementary

To promote the love of reading as well as support the language arts curriculum.  The grant provides books and materials selected to improve four areas of need which will impact the entire student body, from the emergent readers embarking into their first chapter books to older students still trying to define themselves as readers. 


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