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Recent Accomplishments

Our most recent annual report encompasses 12 months of Appleton Education Foundation activity (January – December 2022). AEF offered monthly grant deadlines during the 2020-21 school year to support AASD educators’ efforts to engage their students during virtual, hybrid and in-person learning.

181 grants

$284,000 grants and scholarships funded

$5.5 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?

  • Introducing: Kaboom Collective: Northeastern Wisconsin Style
    By: Renee Ulman, AASD Fine Arts Coordinator In 2022, my husband and I were at Mile of Music (Mile 9) at the Chapel to watch one of the bands we had seen the previous year, The Accidentals. To my surprise, their entire set was performed with a student orchestra. Watching the performance gave me goosebumps … Read More
  • Grants Awarded: October 2023
    The Appleton Education Foundation board of directors recently approved 17 grants totaling nearly $17,000 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 Central Appleton East High School Einstein Middle School Kaleidoscope Academy Wilson Middle … Read More
  • Knowledge Open 2023
    Thank you to the nearly 200 golfers who joined us for the 25th annual Knowledge Open on Friday, July 21. We are grateful to all of our sponsors, golfers, and volunteers who made this year the best yet— and great weather! In the Knowledge Open all golf teams play to support an Appleton Area School … Read More

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