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Spring Branch Education Foundation awards $164,000 in grants to campus and department initiatives across district


Spring Branch Education Foundation (SBEF) recently approved $164,000 in grants to be used for various multi-faceted education projects to promote learning experiences during the 2022-23 school year. 

SBEF calls for grant applications annually for grants in the amount of up to $5,000 each from any of Spring Branch ISD’s 46 school campuses. District-wide and department projects are eligible for larger grants.

“This year we raised a record-breaking amount of money from our events,” said Cece Thompson, SBEF executive director. “The revenue raised from these events allows SBEF to fund these grants and honors the foundation’s mission of providing a quality education to Every Child.” 

SBEF awarded eight district-wide and department grants: 

Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum: Exploring the World Through Art 
Community Engagement: J. Landon Short Mini Grant for Educators Program 
Community Engagement: Spring Branch ISD Mentoring Programs 
Community Engagement: Character Without Question 
Community Engagement: ReadSBISD Parent Guides for pre-K-4 Families 
Elementary Student Support Program: ESSP Expectation Excellence 
Library and Media Services: Summer Reading 2022
Spring Branch Academic Institute: Dragons Take the Gulf Coast 

Other grants were awarded for campus projects: 

Bunker Hill Elementary: Stock the New BHE Science Lab 
Edgewood Elementary: Edgewood Elementary Audio System Installation
Hunters Creek Elementary/Fourth Grade: It’s Getting STEAMy
Lion Lane School: From the Ground Up 
Memorial High School Athletics: Sports Nutrition Education Program 
Northbrook High School Athletic Training: Spring Branch ISD Nutritional Proposal 
Nottingham Elementary: Cracking the Code in Reading With Decodables 
Pine Shadows Elementary: Oral Language Development Resources for Second Language Learners 
Rummel Creek Elementary: All means ALL: Encouraging Collaboration Through Communication
Spring Branch Middle School: You Sine, I CoSine: Graphing Calculators for All 
Spring Forest Middle School: Woodshop 2.0 
Spring Woods High School: Sports Nutrition Education Program 
Stratford High School Athletic Training: Sports Nutrition 
Terrace Elementary: Starting Each Day With a Strong Start 
Westchester Academy for International Studies: Uncommonly Good Learning Spaces 

About Spring Branch Education Foundation (SBEF):
Spring Branch Education Foundation is committed to supporting SBISD students and educators. It partners with the district and community to fund programs that enhance education and prepare students for the future.