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Got a great idea for a class project? 
Need supplies that don’t fit into your budget? We can help!

Women’s Initiative for Service and Education (WISE), formerly the Lioness Club, has teamed with the Lions to supply local teachers with thousands of dollars in education grants to teachers in both the public and charter schools. Contact Sally Berg for more information:


Need some ideas? These are some grants that have been funded in past years:


Art supplies for a school partnership project (Grand Portage)                   

Scholarships for Wolf Ridge (Birch Grove)                                                    

Documentation camera for literacy games (Great Expectations)               

Gym equipment (Sawtooth Elementary)                                                                                                   

Travel stipend and publishing costs for writing group (CCMS)                   

Little Free Library Boxes (Sawtooth)                                                                                    

Expenses for student trip to the Guthrie Theater (CCHS)                           

Crazy Creek chairs for library readers (ISD166)                                             

Funds for mural project for downtown (Johnson’s) (ISD166)                      

Video Camera (CCMS)                                                                                                                    

Materials for a field guide of Ojibwe clan animals (Grand Portage)          

Stability balls for students to sit on at their desks (Birch Grove)                 

Funding for Wolf Ridge field trip (Sawtooth)                                                       

Sheet Music for spring concert (CCMS, CCHS)                                                      

Exploratory Day funding (CCMS)                                                                   

Microscopes for science labs (CCMS, CCHS)                                              

Lego Mindstorm kits for Robotics Club (CCMS, CCHS)                            

Educational materials for ages birth to 5 (CC preschool)                           

iPad for Title One students (Sawtooth)                                                          

Desk cycles (Sawtooth)                                                                                  

Materials for hands-on science/engineering projects (CCHS)                  

Calculators for math classes  (CCHS)                                                            

Funds to subsidize special travel opportunities   

Shrinky Dink materials to study cell structures in science class 

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