SEF Grants Awarded

Three times per year the Sparta Education Foundation reviews grants submitted by teachers and staff at Sparta Area Schools.  Here is a list of the grants awarded helping to improve learning and provide "the extras for education".

                             Grants Awarded in 2017-18

White Early Childhood Center

  • Zoo-phonics Curriculum Components

Ridgeview Elementary

  • Field Trip to the Sparta Library
  • Common Core Library Books
  • Exploration & Discovery Through Play
  • iPads for 1st Graders
  • Updated Safety & Security for Students and Staff
  • Leveled Books for Guided Reading
  • School to Home Reading Connection

Appleview Elementary

  • Teach, Learn, Grow with Tower Gardens
  • Serving Senior Neighbors
  • Flex Friday - Science & Electricity
  • Flex Friday - Effect of Invasive Species
  • Yoga Mats for the Mindfulness Program
  • MAD S.T.E.M Skills
  • Memorial & Sign Garden

Middle School

  • Nash Creek Educational Experience at Rogers Park
  • Photography Class Experiences

High School

  • Sparta Trails Restoration Project
  • Hamlet Experience
  • Please Stand Up!
  • Sparta Futurists Club
  • Heart Rate Monitoring System
  • Career Academy Banner System (jointly funded by ChoiceOne Bank and the Sparta Community Foundation)

SEF has awarded over $445,000 in grants to Sparta teachers throughout the last 25 years!!