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Grant winners to be announced by March 20, 2019



Congratulations to This Year's Grant Winners

Almost $71,000 in grant money award to Tosa teachers

The Education Foundation of Wauwatosa has awarded grants totaling $70,993 for the 2018-19 school year to fund the following 12 projects:

Let’s Read! Lisons! Lesen wir! Leemos! - $5,700. Whitman and Longfellow Middle Schools, Cindy Anderson and Laura Nemetz;

Creating Equitable Learning Experiences by Engaging All Students in STEM Learning and Opportunities - $7,553. Jefferson Elementary School, Nadine Whalen and Jennifer Schultz;

Mindfulness Through Music - $1,700. Eisenhower and Underwood Elementary Schools, Shannon Pahlicek;

Q-Ball - $2,820. McKinley Elementary School, Tracy Loechler and Paige Brown;

1,2,3 Math Exploration Through Purposeful Play - $2,900. Lincoln, Underwood and McKinley Elementary Schools, Sue Gaudynski and Elizabeth Poetsch;

Light the Lights: Enhancing the Student Experience in the Theatre Classroom & Beyond - $24,243. Wauwatosa West High School, Adam Steffan;

Jacob’s Ladder - $1,394. McKinley Elementary School, Mary Pawasarat and Amy Duchac; 

Bee Bop: Let’s Code - $6,611. McKinley Elementary School, Elizabeth Mottet and Steve Sperl;

Regulated and Ready to Learn - $2,996. Madison Elementary School, Brittany Moen;

Math Counts Literacy Library - $4,378. Lincoln, Eisenhower, Jefferson, Wilson, Madison, McKinley, Roosevelt, Underwood and Washington Elementary Schools, Linda Landis and Janette Wenzel;

Cultivating Student Success Through Mind and Motor Learning Experience - $2,973. Washington Elementary, Beth Kimmel and Mary McElwee; 

Changing the Face of Fitness - $7,725. Longfellow Middle School, Nancy Braidigan and Ed Raue.

Read more about these grants in the blog post at left. 

See the 2017-18 Guidelines, Rubric and Application Forms here.

EFW Grant History

Enriching the learning experience of students in the Wauwatosa School District is what the EFW has been doing since our first grants in 1992.

EFW grants help students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Over the years grants have been awarded in reading, writing, science, vocabulary, math, psychology, physics, geography, enironment, technology, critical thinking, creative problem solving, physical education, life skills, journalism, art, team-building, world language, music, engineering, and career counseling.

To date the EFW has awarded 360 grants worth almost $700,000 to Wauwatosa students who benefit daily. 

A more detailed description of each grant can be found by clicking on "Grant Details" below. 

2017 - 2018

7 Grants Awarded - $35,110 - Grant Details

2016 - 2017

9 Grants Awarded - $41,255 - Grant Details

2015 - 2016

8 Grants Awarded - $69,784 - Grant Details

2014 - 2015

10 Grants Awarded - $36,620 - Grant Details

2013 - 2014

13 Grants Awarded - $40,770 - Grant Details

2012 – 2013

16 Grants Awarded - $36,187 - Grant Details 

2011 - 2012

10 Grants Awarded - $31,004 - Grant Details

2010 - 2011

16 Grants Awarded - $33,000 - Grant Details