Grants in Action

The Classroom Grants Program was the first project instituted by the Foundation Board, and is still a large part of our work today!

These grants were designed to enable teachers at all grade levels to bring innovative educational ideas, techniques and resources to the classroom that were not funded by tax dollars. Since 1985, the Foundation has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant funding for educational programs in the district, impacting every student in the system and providing opportunities for educational enrichment both inside and out of the classroom.

Check out some of our recently funded grants in action!

PHS Art Show Displays

PHS Art Show Displays

Grants in Action | 2023/2024 School Year Ms. Candra Boggs, Perrysburg High School Art Teacher saw a need to replace the displays used for PHS art shows, district wide art shows and other events. She requested a grant for $10,239 from the Perrysburg Schools Foundation....

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Mini Pottery Wheels Expand Access to Ceramics

Mini Pottery Wheels Expand Access to Ceramics

Grants in Action | 2023/2024 School Year In order to create more opportunities for Perrysburg High School art students to work with ceramics, Meghan Yarnell requested a $180 grant from Perrysburg Schools Foundation to purchase four mini pottery wheels. Over 150...

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Clinicians Educate HPI and PJHS Band Students

Clinicians Educate HPI and PJHS Band Students

Grants in Action | 2023/2024 School Year Kraig Bentley, Band Director at Hull Prairie Intermediate and Perrysburg Junior High Schools, saw a need for more work in small groups for student musicians. He requested a grant for $15,000 to bring in professional musicians...

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Improved Systems for PHS Pottery Wheels

Improved Systems for PHS Pottery Wheels

Grants in Action | 2023/2024 School Year Meghan Yarnell, Perrysburg High School Art Teacher, saw a need to improve the system for students to move their projects on and off the pottery wheels without warping them. She requested a $385 grant from Perrysburg Schools...

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PJHS Orchestra Students Experience TSYO Concerts

PJHS Orchestra Students Experience TSYO Concerts

Grants in Action | 2023/2024 School Year Perrysburg Junior High School Orchestra Director Betsy Cranston wanted to provide a professional symphony experience for 7th and 8th grade orchestra students. She requested two grants through the Perrysburg Schools Foundation,...

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Improving Sculpture Experience for Junior High Students

Improving Sculpture Experience for Junior High Students

Grants in Action | 2023/2024 School Year Maura Amato, Perrysburg Junior High Art Teacher, requested a $4,347.22 grant from Perrysburg Schools Foundation for ceramic glazes and tools to benefit over 550 students each year in her and fellow art teacher Virginia Vasey’s...

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New Sousaphones for Perrysburg High School

New Sousaphones for Perrysburg High School

Grants in Action | 2022/2023 School Year Thanks to a $14,000 grant from Perrysburg Schools Foundation, the Perrysburg High School band has purchased two new King sousaphones and cases. “These are marching instruments that are replacing some of our more seasoned and...

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Orchestra Professional Development Conference

Orchestra Professional Development Conference

Grants in Action | 2022/2023 School Year Kathleen Schnerer, Perrysburg Junior High School Orchestra Teacher, attended the American String Teachers Association Professional Development Conference in March of 2023, thanks to a $835 grant from the Perrysburg Schools...

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