Northwest NEWS

November 18, 2002

Local News

Riverview School District education grants available for 2003


   The Riverview Educational Foundation (REF) will award educational grants in January 2003 for projects that enhance the learning of Riverview students. Grant applications will be accepted beginning Monday, Nov. 18 and must be postmarked no later than Monday, Jan. 6, 2003. The awards will be announced by the end of January. Individual classroom grants of up to $500 are available.
   Through its grants, the Riverview Educational Foundation supports programs that provide an opportunity to stimulate learning and enhance or expand the school curriculum. Criteria for grants include a high degree of student involvement, a consistency with the educational goals of the Riverview School District, an introduction of useful supplies/resources to the school and a potential for repetition of a project to other classes or groups. Projects can be developed by teachers, staff, students or community members and must be sponsored through a Riverview school. Applications are available at all Riverview schools.