Students and teachers from SACS accredited Foley and Elberta feeder pattern schools have the opportunity to partner together and apply for grants in order to fund programs or purchases that will improve classroom learning. A Grants Review Committee reviews and scores applications based on quality and content, the number of students impacted and the sustainability of proposed projects.
Donate any denomination. Your donation is 100% tax deductible and a letter will be mailed to you for your records.
Teacher's Choice Grant
Grant dollars can go to any classroom as needed as long as it meets the grant application criteria as stated by SBCF.
This option will provide grant money to classrooms who might not fall under the restricted guidelines such as STEM, humanities, or Leader in Me. Grants might include but are not limited to: mental health and wellness and other projects which might support the whole student and not a specific program of study.
STEM Grant for Robotics
Funding will be restricted to help expand robotics program throughout the Foley and Elberta feeder patterns.
Advances in technology continue to push the envelope in healthcare, travel, communication and education. The use of robotic and simulation technologies have proven themselves to be worthy components of available educational resources. These technologies use in the education environment have shown their value in everyday learning and in the specialized education of students with disabilities.--Perdue University online
Funding will be restricted to History, Language, Literature, Fine Arts, etc.
Steve Jobs touted the importance of liberal arts and humanities: “It’s in Apple’s DNA that technology alone is not enough — it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the result that makes our heart sing, and nowhere is that more true than in these post-PC devices.”
Leader in Me
Funding will be restricted to assisting schools with Leader in Me funding.
The Leader in Me is FranklinCovey’s whole school transformation process. It teaches 21st century leadership and life skills to students and creates a culture of student empowerment based on the idea that every child can be a leader. https://www.theleaderinme.org/what-is-the-leader-in-me/