MINI-GRANT PROGRAM

To date, the Newington Education Foundation, Inc. has awarded 202 mini-grants for a total of over $104,000.

Project Title Amount
Reading Like a Writer $400.00
Poetry Out Loud $250.00
Writing Contest $95.00
Regions Project Integrating Art and Design $379.00
A Cappella Workshop and Concert $150.00
Smart Music $259.90
Anna Reynolds School Families Initiative
(For books & board games)
$200.00
Using Podcasts to Improve Listening Comprehension $96.50
Grade 7 Hunger Banquet $300.00
Enhancement of Automotive Technology Curriculum $537.00
Taikoza: Japanese Drumming $1,000.00
Macbeth: Shakespearience $1,000.00
Project Locker $200.00
Original Poetry Magazines $600.00
Long Island Sound Study $300.00
Literacy Lunch Bunch $200.00
Theatre Direct International Broadway Classroom $400.00
The Empty Bowls Project $500.00
Strength Training & Muscle Development $500.00
Poet in the Classroom $300.00
Café School $250.00
Symphony in the Schools $1,000.00
Battle of the Books $1,000.00
Professional Development Collection Update $500.00
Enhancing Children’s Literacy with Puppetry $150.00
Kindergarten Rocks Musical $100.00
Days of Long Ago $200.00
Literacy Home Bags $515.00
Garden Initiative $500.00
Drama Club Production $730.00
Power Pals $110.00
Author Visit $600.00
Kindergarten Recital “Under the Sea” $145.00
A Cappella Workshop & Concert $450.00

Improvising Techniques & Refining Jazz Ensemble

$1,000.00

Digital Video Editing

$1,000.00

David Adler, Guest Author

$500.00

Connecting Wallace Kids with a Famous Young Author

$594.00

Traveling Teacher: Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

$325.00

Field Trip to Hartford-Colt Factory & Environs

$140.00

Friday Book Parties

$200.00

Nutty Nutrients (High Touch-High Tech)

$495.00

Writing for Publications

$500.00

Enhancing Children's Literacy with Puppetry

$150.00

Learning Orchestral Concepts through a Commissioned Piece

$700.00

WKMS-TV: Martin Kellogg's Television Station

$620.00

Newcomer Packet for ESOL Families

$400.00

Project Oceanology-Enviro-Lab Study Cruise

$830.00

Hydroponics Unit

$650.00

Children of Long Ago

$75.00

Alternate Program Outdoor Education Experience

$880.00

Pass It On Reading

$200.00

Continued Success with Squishes & Sensory Motor Input

$260.00

How to Help Your Child Read It and Get It

$163.95

Young Astronauts Club

$500.00

Interdisciplinary Enrichment Art

$200.00

Snapshots for Communication

$550.00

Visiting Artists

$500.00

Touring Production of Romeo & Juliet

$1,500.00

Friends of Ridgeview Nursing Home

$200.00

Expressionist Art & the Holocaust

$200.00

Enhancing Children's Literacy with Puppetry

$200.00

Oceans Interdisciplinary Unit

$300.00

Reach Out to Africa

$150.00

Author Visit: Inspiring Young Adults to Read & Write

$1,000.00

Hydroponics Unit

$500.00

Writer in Residence

$500.00

Children of Long Ago

$50.00

High Touch - High Tech

$403.00

Young Astronauts Club

$400.00

Decades Study 1900 – 2000

$200.00

Encore! Bushnell Theatre

$1,080.00

Outdoor Education Experience

$800.00

Force and Motion

$500.00

How to Help Your Child Read It and Get It

$328.80

CO2 Cars

$425.00

Graphic Novels

$200.00

Delightful Dinosaurs

$200.00

Books & Cooks

$350.00

Friends of Worthington Manor

$200.00

Children's Puppetry

$250.00

Raku Firing & Glazing Project

$700.00

Field Trip to the Forest Park Zoo

$262.50

Squish for Success

$150.00

Sibelius Software/MIDI Interface

$400.00

Salmon Restocking

$325.00

Kellogg Reporters

$1,033.00

Health Education through Visual Stimulation

$300.00

CT River Salmon Association

$500.00

Multicultural Interdisciplinary Art

$250.00

Real Life Adversity

$250.00

Math Explorers

$255.00

Alternate Program Outdoor Education

$500.00

Fourth Grade 50 States Project

$300.00

Squish for Success

$150.00

High Touch - High Tech

$672.00

Cultural Acceptance

$100.00

Science Studies Weekly Newspaper

$84.32

Developing Math Concepts

$447.65

Sibelius Software/MIDI Interface

$400.00

Sibelius Software/MIDI Interface

$400.00

Music in the Spanish Classroom

$250.00

Kids Care

$350.00

Ecology/Life Skills

$369.00

Children's Literacy with Puppetry

$150.00

Student Spelling Achievement

$175.00

Young Adult Fiction Project

$1,000.00

Learning About Deafness

$112.00

Hug the Earth

$600.00

Spanish & Latin American Music

$253.00

More than Just a Cello

$500.00

Pre-School Adopt-a-Grant

$2,000.00

Live! On Stage! (Partial)

$300.00

True Life Adversity

$500.00

Newspapers In Education

$75.00

National Geographic Magazine

$200.00

Shakespeare in the Schools (Partial)

$1,000.00

Roman Coins

$300.00

Native American Indians

$500.00

American Female Authors

$500.00

Social Integration

$76.50

Band Uniforms

$100.00

Storytelling

$300.00

Japanese Music

$200.00

Family Literature Circles

$350.00

Kindergarten Convention

$300.00

Parent Resource Center

$456.60

Newspapers In Education

$497.50

Channel 8 Weather Net

$1,850.00

Roman Chariot

$100.00

Measurement/Math

$750.00

Parent Resource Center

$500.00

Spanish Software

$583.20

Ellis Island Field Trip

$682.50

Literary Circles

$300.00

World of Difference

$500.00

Literacy Audio Tape

$94.00

CPR

$2,000.00

Emergency Nursing Services (Workshop)

$230.00

Music Keyboard Lab

$1,157.99

The Red Ribbon

$387.91

Scholastic Magazine

$621.70

Digital Photography

$500.00

Cuna Molas

$100.00

Shakespeare & Company

$1,100.00

Scholastic Magazine

$45.92

Fun with Magnets

$143.00

Educators can download a mini-grant application here.

For more information on the mini-grant program, please contact
Fred Googel, President, at (860) 667-1266. Or, write to:
Newington Education Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 310104
Newington, CT 06131-0104

NEFgrantreports@newingtonef.org

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