Foundation Funds 18 Great Rewards for Great Ideas Classroom Grants
 
On Wednesday, February 8, Longview ISD hosted a breakfast for the Longview ISD Foundation’s 2017 Great Rewards for Great Ideas recipients and the Campus Initiative Grant recipients . At the breakfast, the Foundation announced funding for this year's grant cycle. 

Great Rewards for Great Ideas Grant Program recipients  received funding from the Longview ISD Foundation ranging from $100 to $2,500 for innovative classroom projects and programs that will enhance the quality of education for all students in Longview ISD.
 
This year, the twenty-second anniversary of the Great Rewards for Great Ideas Program, $49,605.93 was requested through 26 grant applications.  The Foundation funded 18 grants totaling $30,518.56. The Foundation funded 13 elementary grants for a total of $24,110.41 and 5 secondary grants for a total of $6,408.15.
 
Since the beginning of the Great Rewards for Great Ideas Program in 1996, the Foundation has funded 644 grants totaling $656,613.20. These grants have enhanced Longview ISD’s academic programs as well as music, art, technology, counseling and guidance, career education, health and physical education, and character education programs.
 
For a list of this year’s grant recipients, visit the Longview ISD Foundation’s website at www.lisdfoundation.org and click on Great Rewards for Great Ideas on the menu bar at the top of the page.  


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