Grants Awarded

2016-17 Grants

  • Google Cardboard devices for World Language department allowing students to virtually visit other countries enhancing understanding of the culture
  • Library of sensory tools for the Special Education department to allow students to self-regulate behavior in the classroom
  • Breakout EDU kits for the Science department to enhance curricular unit on genetics, forensics, and DNA
  • Oculis Rift virtual reality headsets for the College Resource Centers, allowing students to virtually visit college campuses
  • Funding provided to host the Chicagoland Service Summit in the Spring of 2017
  • Canon camera, lens, and UV camera conversion purchased to allow students to observe the effects of ultraviolet light

2015 Grants

  • Athletic equipment provided to Glenbrook Evening School Special Olympics team
  • Glowforge 3-D Laser Printer purchased to expand the STEM program at Glenbrook Evening School
  • Sponsored peer mentoring training for students.
  • Materials for Practical Math Special Education Course.
  • Presentation by Jesus Negrete on Mexican history for Spanish Heritage Language (SHL) classes.
  • A Million to One: exhibit expressing STEM principles in art created by one million Perler Beads.
  • MaKey MaKey Invention Kits: Turns everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the Internet.

2014 Grants

  • Peer Mentoring Training for students working with special needs students.
  • Materials provided for Practical Math Special Education Course.
  • Presentation by Jesus Negrete on Mexican history for Spanish Heritage Language (SHL) classes.
  • A Million to One: exhibit expressing STEM principles in art created by one million Perler Beads.
  • MaKey MaKey Invention Kits: Turns everyday objects into touchpads and combines them with the Internet.
  • Sponsored production of the Glenbrook Evening School yearbook.

2013 Grants

  • Workshops for American Sign Language students by world renowned deaf storyteller, Peter Cook.
  • Provided funding for the week-long Howl Colloquium Chicago Slam Works Poetry Slam Workshop.

2012 Grants

  • CTA transit cards purchased for STEP and Independent Living to build skills needed to access public transportation.
  • Provided funding for CONTOUR+wide angle HD video camera to be installed in the preschool education program.  Provided observation opportunities for observation in the Child Development Program.
  • Provided funding for the Music program to purchase “The Sonic Playground.”  Three dimensional improvisation with Gyroscopic Music controllers.
  • Funded presentation by Peter Cook to the American Sign Language Classes.
  • Glenbrook School District College Fair.
  • Purchased an infrared transmitter/receiver for the Physics department.