The heart and soul of the Foundation's mission is to support the students and teachers of the Center School District by giving grants to teachers for projects that enhance student learning. For the 2017-18 school year, we are very excited to have awarded 51 grants totaling over $56,000! This year's grants cover all of Center's different buildings and programs and include projects such as:

  • First Lego League, First Tech Challenge and Robotics Teams from 2nd grade through High School Over 250 students participates in these programs each year.
  • Project Based Learning initiatives to help students become more engaged in their learning
  • Literacy initiatives, especially in the early grade levels
  • Grants to support parent involvement in Parents As Teachers, Early Childhood Education and elementary school
  • 3D Printing Equipment for our Middle School to help students learn real world applications for their math and science skills
  • Activities such as Youth In Government, White House Decision Center and WWI Museum to help students relate their students to real world situations
  • Creation of a pilot Architecture, Fibers and STEAM Studio for the Art program at Boone Elementary School
  • Continued expansion of the High School Video program with additional computers and software for editing and production



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Kansas City MO 64131

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