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Recent Accomplishments

Our most recent annual report encompasses 12 months of Appleton Education Foundation activity (January – December 2023). We are excited to share how grants and scholarships totaling nearly $300,000 enriched the lives of thousands of Appleton Area School District students and turned dreams into realities for more than 100 creative educators.

146 grants

$297,500 grants and scholarships funded

$5.8 million granted since 1997

Empowering Educators

The Appleton Education Foundation funds teaching and learning opportunities that are not possible through the normal school budget. We believe in empowering educators to implement their creative ideas to increase student engagement and enhance learning.

Grants are awarded four times each year.

What’s Going On?

  • Grants Awarded: June 2024
    The Appleton Education Foundation board of directors recently approved 12 grants totaling more than $17,500 to creatively enhance education for students in the Appleton Area School District.   All funding is from the Appleton Education Foundation Fund, unless otherwise noted. Appleton Area School District Appleton East High School Wilson Middle School James Madison Middle School Einstein … Read More
  • Tchoukball: A Game-Changing Experience
    The best educators are always on the lookout for effective ways to challenge their students to develop new skills. Physical Education teacher Bryce Verheyen had this in mind when he introduced the game of Tchoukball to his students at Highlands and Odyssey elementary schools. His aunt was using the game in her Physical Education classes … Read More
  • Building Bright Futures through Mentorship
    A reenergized Appleton Area School District mentoring program has fifth-graders hanging with high school students as if they were celebrities. Many quickly join in a game of touch football, a simple walk around the playground or excited conversation over lunch. The Appleton West High School students are part of the Juntos mentoring program. This day, … Read More

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