Xenia Community Schools Foundation Announces “Sponsor a Grant” Program
The Board of Directors of the XCSF invites businesses, organizations and individuals to sponsor grants for the 2017-2018 school year.
The XCS Foundation’s Grant Program is designed to enrich learning experiences for Xenia area students. It is an opportunity for staff, parents and community members to put creative ideas into practice with financial support though the Foundation. The mission of the XCSF states “The Xenia Community Schools Foundation attracts and connects the financial and human resources of the Xenia community to its classrooms, seeking to propel its faculty and students beyond current operational funding to more notable academic achievement.”
Sponsors for 2017- 2018 grants will commit to providing funds to cover the entire grant amount or a minimum of $500.00. Payment can be made in a lump sum or over eleven months beginning July, 2017, and ending by May 31, 2018. Signs acknowledging sponsors are placed in the school buildings. Sponsors also will be acknowledged on the Xenia Community Schools Foundation website, Facebook page, in the Hall of Honor program and in press releases about the grant program.
Grants, such as the Muse Machine at Xenia High School and Warner Middle School, provide the opportunity for thousands of students to experience in-school professional cultural performances. Library grants assist with the purchase of new reading materials help create a lifelong interest in reading. There are STEM and science oriented special projects included in the approved sponsorship grant package for 2017-2018. Other projects promote positive behavior and school spirit.
The Xenia Community Schools Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
For additional information, contact Barbara Stafford, Executive Director of the Xenia Community Schools Foundation at (937) 620-0790.