Rapid Response Grant Awards

Page through for information about grants awarded in previous cycles.

Foundation for Belmont Education
Rapid Response Grants
March 2021

School Title Purpose Amount
Wellington Elementary Flexible Seating for Covid Learning To purchase 5 sets of 12 AuThe Surf, Au chairs to provide flexible seating for Wellington 4th grade students who are attending school in person to enable them the opportunity to move around and find alternate locations to work and in the classroom. $1,275
Winn Brook Elementary Wireless Keyboard for Teachers To provide each Winn Brook Elementary school teacher with a wireless keyboard and mouse (20 sets) to give them more flexibility to move around the room when teaching remote and students learning in-person at the same time. $918

 

TOTAL, 2 APPROVED RAPID REPOSE GRANTS                                                                         $2,193

Foundation for Belmont Education
Rapid Response Grants
February 2021

School Title Purpose Amount
Chenery Headsets for Classroom Teachers To purchase thirty (30) headsets to amplify teachers’ voices and to reduce strain on their vocal chords as they must raise their voices to be heard  through a mask and teach both in-person students at their desks and students who are virtually streaming into class. $918
Butler
School
Recess Equipment To replace worn out recess equipment such as balls, jump ropes, hula hoops, etc. to: maximize in-person recess time while hybrid students are at school, reduce social isolation that many students experience as a result of the pandemic, and increase students’ overall social emotional wellbeing. $1,690

 

TOTAL, 2 APPROVED RAPID REPOSE GRANTS                                                                         $2,608

Foundation for Belmont Education
Rapid Response Grants
January 2021

School Title Purpose Amount
Chenery Fountas & Pinnell LLI Lesson Guides Purchase additional lesson guides for the Fountas & Pinnell System Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) (Gold – 2 copies and Purple – 1 copy) so that each reading specialist has access to the lesson guides to enable them to implement LLI intervention more consistently. $1,620
Chenery Robot Crawlers – Kits for Engineering Class During Remote Learning Purchase 380 Robot Crawler kits to provide every sixth grade Chenery student a project-based, hands-on learning, remote engineering class experience to explore friction, materials, mechanical energy, experiment with variables, testing, and redesign. $4,038

 

TOTAL, 2 APPROVED RAPID REPOSE GRANTS                                                                         $5,658

Foundation for Belmont Education
Rapid Response Grants
December 2020

School Title Purpose Amount
Chenery Pixton Education Subscription for ELE students Fund a one-year subscription to Pixton Edu to enable ELE students who are learning virtually or in-person to create comics to write and show their understanding through words and visuals. $99
BHS Elmo Camera for Biology, Neurobiology, and Anatomy and Physiology Classes Purchase an Elmo camera to allow students to see demonstrations of labs and dissections given that students are currently unable to perform labs on their own or in groups because of the current remote and hybrid teaching schedules. $661
BHS Recording Equipment for BHS Band Ensembles Purchase a 12-pack of microphone with boom tripod stands, 2 speaker stand bags, 12 tripod mic stands, 12 microphone cables, and 12 Focusrite Scarlett Interface bundles in order to enable students who cannot currently play together in person as an ensemble to record individually and then use the audio to create a multi-track recording of the students all together, recreating a full ensemble sound. $3,191

 

TOTAL, 3 APPROVED RAPID REPOSE GRANTS                                                                         $3,951