BVEF Grants

Over the Past 10 Years of Grant
Funding

9

Funded over 110 Competitive Grants totaling more than $150,000

9

Distributed more than $250,000 in total grant funding

9

Funded a large scale grant in each school building

Our Grants have three focus areas

Curriculum-based

Curriculum Focused grants provide funding  to enhance established programs and strengthen  academic content already being taught in the Bay Village schools

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Seed Money

Seed Money grants provide funding to launch new and innovative projects in the Bay Village schools.

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Student Mental Health

Mental Health grants provide funding for programs that develop student life skills and resilience, foster connectedness and belonging, and promote help-seeking behaviors.

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Available Grants

The Thompson Economic Education Award

Curriculum-Based

  • Established in 2006.
  • Awarded to an applicant of the Bay Village School System that desires financial support for a planned educational activity, related equipment and/or materials related to economics.
  • Selections made from applications reviewed by the BVEF Trustees.

The Nancy Clouser Waldron Award for Excellence in English

Curriculum-Based

  • Funded by the Class of 1960.
  • This award promotes classroom and individual education activities, which pursue excellence in the academic area of English.
  • Designation given to a grant that meets criteria at the grant selection meeting in October.

The Golden Fund

Curriculum-based

  • Established by the Class of 1949.
  • Encourages each 50-year reunion class to contribute.
  • Proceeds fund a project that helps special needs students succeed in school.
  • Designation given to a grant that meets the criteria at the grant selection meeting in October.

Grant Recipients

Large-Scale Projects

Library Renovation

Normandy Elementary School

Lu Interactive Playground

Westerly Elementary School

Lauchpad Maker Space

Bay Middle School

Video Production Studio

Bay High School

Curriculum-Focused

Family Math Night

Normandy Elementary School

Hal Walker: Artist in Residence

Westerly Elementary School

FIRST Robotics Competition

Bay High School

Seed Money

One School One Book

Normandy Elementary School

First-Fourth Key Chain Company

Normandy and Westerly Elementary Schools

FIRST Robotics Competition

Bay High School

Student Mental Health

Namaste After School Yoga

Bay High School

MUSE: A Meditative Assistive Device

Bay Middle School

Mindful Life Today

Normandy Elementary School