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Schools Foundation Awards $27,000+ in First-Round Grants

Seventeen grants went to several Roseville schools for a variety of projects.

Editor's note: The following news announcement was submitted by Mary Heer-Forsberg, a board member of the Roseville Area Schools Foundation.

The Roseville Area Schools Foundation recently awarded more than $27,000 in grants to teachers and schools for innovative projects and resources benefiting students in the district. 

The Foundation funded 17 grants in the areas of music, math, science, language arts, history and engineering, in addition to environmental, recreation and multicultural projects.
District schools receiving grants included Edgerton, Emmet D. Williams, Fairview Alternative High School, Falcon Heights, Little Canada, Parkview, Roseville Area Middle School and Roseville Area High School.
Requests for funding set an all-time high this grant cycle, with 42 grant applications, requesting more than $131,000 in funds.

The total grantmaking budget for the 2012-13 school year is just over $48,000.  Grants will be awarded again in late February.
The Roseville Area Schools Foundation board said needs are greater than ever for funding resources and projects in District Schools. 

Individuals and local businesses are encouraged to support RASF this Thursday, November 15th on Minnesota’s Give to the Max Day. Donate online at http://givemn.razoo.com/story/Rosevilleareaschoolsfoundation.

Founded in 1991, the Roseville Area Schools Foundation (RASF) seeks to enhance educational opportunities in District 623 by generating and allocating funds to support educational programs that enrich learning. 

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