The Norwich Public Schools Education Foundation is pleased to announce its Fall 2019 NPSEF Grant Cycle. Application submission deadline is October 18, 2019.
One (1) or multiple School Community Grants-Up to $1,500 total combined
One (1) or multiple School Community Grants, for up to $1,500 total combined, open to school-based NPS Staff personnel or teams supporting student instruction and enrichment and/or parent engagement. Grant applications may be for less than $1,500. A single application may be submitted by one or more NPS Staff personnel or an NPS Staff team. NPS Staff may join together on (1) application to increase the amount available for award but the maximum award will be $1,500 total under this grant. Please note: Prior NPS Education Foundation grant recipients who have not submitted final, end of year grant reports are not eligible for this grant.
One (1) or multiple Science Grants-Up to $500 total combined
One (1) or multiple science grants totaling $500 will be awarded. Science grant(s) will be awarded for inquiry-based, hands-on science projects that extend the science curriculum or textbook to methods that incorporate student inquiry and/or hands-on science activities. Please note: Prior NPS Education Foundation grant recipients who have not submitted final, end of year grant reports are not eligible for this grant.
No more than three (3) $250 Mini-Grants
No more than three (3) Mini-Grants of up to $250 each. Mini-Grants will be awarded to NPS Staff for projects supporting student achievement. All NPS Staff are eligible to apply. NPS Staff may join together on (1) application to increase the amount available for award. Please note: Prior NPS Education Foundation grant recipients who have not submitted final, end of year grant reports are not eligible for this grant.
Please support NPS student achievement and enjoy great entertainment by UConn Jazz Band and NPS Staff! Advance tickets are only $5 per person. Children under 15: Free. Get tickets at http://www.npseducationfoundation.org/staff-follies/ or by calling 860-367-1812 or email: email@example.com or at NPS Central Office: 90 Town St.
Help Support Norwich Public Schools Student Achievement and Have FUN at the same time! Upcoming fundraising events:
SARA BAREILLES CONCERT
DATE: Saturday October 12, 2019. 8pm.
LOCATION: Mohegan Sun Luxury Suite – Mohegan Sun Arena
TICKETS: $50 per person. Click: http://www.npseducationfoundation.org/mohegan-sun-skybox-event/ or call 860-367-1812 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by NPS Central Office at 90 Town St, Norwich.
DATE: Friday November 15, 2019. 6:30pm.
LOCATION: Kelly STEAM Middle School – Jacqueline Owens Auditorium
TICKETS: Advance Tickets $5. Tickets at the door that night: $10. Age 15 and under: Free. Click: http://www.npseducationfoundation.org/staff-follies/ or call 860-367-1812 or email email@example.com or stop by NPS Central Office at 90 Town St, Norwich.
The annual Pasta Dinner fundraiser event is back again! The Norwich Public Schools Education Foundation will be holding the event on Monday, October 7, 2019 in partnership with Billy Wilson’s Ageing Still in Norwich, CT from 4:30pm-6:30pm. You can eat at Billy Wilson’s or take out. Your ticket includes: Pasta and sauce, meatballs, garlic bread
soda or water.
Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased through the Foundation’s official website below. Money raised from this event will go directly back to NPS classrooms in support of NPS student achievement and enrichment.
Click “Pasta Dinner” Below for Tickets:
The Norwich Public Schools Education Foundation commends all Norwich Public Schools Teachers and Staff for their commitment to and care for each and every NPS student. NPS Teachers and Staff routinely go above and beyond for our NPS students and families. Now you have a way to express your appreciation to NPS Teachers and Staff, past or present. Click on the link below and we will deliver your statement of appreciation to the Teacher or Staff member. Feel free make a donation of any amount and the Norwich Public Schools Education Foundation will return that donation in the form of grants to NPS classrooms, to continue the support and appreciation of all NPS Teachers and Staff.
Click on the link “Teacher Appreciation Week” below to express your appreciation and make a donation.
Thank you to the Washington Trust Charitable Foundation, for its generous donation of $1,000 to the Norwich Public Schools Education Foundation. Tim Konikowski, a Norwich resident and Assistant Vice President at Washington Trust, directed the donation to the Norwich Public Schools Education Foundation. We thank both the Washington Trust Charitable Foundation and Tim for their generosity and thoughtfulness. Each and every Norwich Public Schools student will benefit from this investment in the Norwich Public Schools community.
The Norwich Public Schools Education Foundation is pleased to announce it recently awarded a total of over $5,800 in grants to Norwich Public Schools classrooms. The Foundation awarded $2,700 for new books for seven (7) Norwich Public Schools elementary schools and two (2) Early Learning Center libraries. The Foundation then awarded over $3,100 for grants including supporting math concepts and science discoveries in NPS Early Learning Centers; Adding materials and tools to classrooms supporting students with autism; and Munch Madness, a school-wide event supporting health and nutrition education.
The Norwich Public Schools Education Foundation has awarded over $66,600 to Norwich Public Schools classrooms since 2011.
All are welcome at the Foundation’s next meeting on Monday April 29 at 6pm at NPS Central Office: 90 Town Street, Norwich as we continue our mission of supporting student achievement and enrichment in each and every Norwich Public School student. No contribution to this goal is too small – We welcome your thoughts and ideas!
All are welcome to our next meeting on April 29. Find out how you can contribute to our common goal of supporting student achievement and enrichment for each and every Norwich Public Schools student! No contribution to this goal is too small.
Norwich Public Schools Education Foundation meeting
Monday April 29, 2019
Central Office: 90 Town Street, Norwich, CT 06360
6:00 pm – 7:30pm
The Norwich Public Schools Education Foundation is pleased to announce it recently awarded over $2,300 in grants to Norwich Public School classrooms. Grants include Inquiry-Based Science Lab Activities curriculum at Kelly MS; Math In Movement curriculum combining math skills and physical education at Veterans Memorial; Independent Learning Stations at Huntington; and “Munch Madness” activities at Moriarty, teaching students about nutrition. The NPS Education Foundation has awarded over $31,000 to NPS classrooms in 5 years. Thank you to all our sponsors and donors: Chelsea Groton Bank; The Mohegan Tribe; The Joseph & Eileen Catania Grant Program; The Community Foundation of Eastern CT; Norwich Public Utilities; Beverly Goulet; Dime Bank; and Brown Jacobson, P.C.
The Norwich Public Schools Education Foundation is pleased to announce it has awarded over $4,550 in its Fall 2015 Grant Cycle for the following grants to Norwich Public School classrooms: 11 Genius OSMO interactive iPad education kits; 19 Algebra I textbooks for Kelly MS students taking high school level Algebra; Sensory materials for students with autism; Various level reading books; Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center visits; Math mentor textbooks; and National Geographic Geography Bee and Traveling Map.
These grants would not be possible without the tremendous support the Foundation received from its Art Auction & Wine Tasting. Thank you to all artists and patrons for a wonderful evening of fine art and fine wine. Your generosity directly supports the Foundation’s mission of maximizing the learning potential of every Norwich Public School student.
Thank you to artists: Cathy T. Chinigo, Bridget Ann Clark, Bill Diodato, Joan Heffernan, Terry Iorio, Marge Izbicki, Lennie Javinett, Merrill Park Keeley, Lisa Lavado, Gabe Lipman, Sandra Bellock Listorti, Arlene Lotz, Susan Matera, Elizabeth Nuckels, Barbara Rossitto, Caryn Talyosef, Dan Topalis, Colleen Tramontozzi, Zachary Turner and donated items by Vivian Zoe.
Thank you also to the Foundation’s sponsors and advertisers: Community Partners: Anonymous; The Joseph & Eileen Catania Grant Program; Chelsea Groton; The Mohegan Tribe. Sponsors: Beverly Goulet; Norwich Public Utilities. Friends: Brown Jacobson P.C. Advertisers: Block, Janney & Pascal, LLC; Brom Builders, Inc.; Chinigo, Leone & Maruzo, LLP; The Nutmeg Companies, Inc.