Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded them Toolbox for Education grants.
These schools received grants during the fall 2011 grants cycle, which encompassed more than 585 schools and parent organizations that were awarded a grant for parent-initiated school improvement projects benefiting K-12 public education across the United States.
The following schools received grants:
- Berryville Intermediate School, $5,000 for Greenhouse installation
- Elkins Elementary School, $4,950 for Outdoor classroom for science program
- Greenbrier High School, $3,800 for Kitchen equipment upgrades
- Eagle Heights Elementary School, Harrison, $5,000 for Playground renovations
- Langston Magnet School, Hot Springs, $2,600 for Outdoor classroom and landscaping
- Lavaca Middle School, Lavaca, $5,000 for Outdoor classroom/eating area
- Acorn High School, Mena, $5,000 for Outdoor classroom/grounds beautification
- Mountain Home High School Career Academy, $2,500 for School garden/greenhouse
- Cedar Ridge Junior High School, Newark, $5,000 for Nature trail upgrades
- Riverview High School, Searcy, $5,000 for Courtyard renovations
- Sheridan Middle School, $5,000 for Outdoor classroom/reading garden
- North Heights Junior High School, Texarkana, $3,140 for Parent resource center
- Eastside Primary School, Warren, $5,000 for Outdoor classroom/reading garden
- West Memphis High School, $4,000 for Reading nook for existing library
Click here to view a full list of projects by state.
Launched in partnership with PTO Today, a leading organization serving parent-teacher groups, the Toolbox for Education program has provided nearly $30 million through more than 6,000 grants since its inception in 2006. The grants have affected more than 3.7 million schoolchildren. Grants are available to public schools in the United States for a wide range of improvement projects and large schools or school districts may be eligible to receive Toolbox grants up to $100,000 for school improvement initiatives. All K-12 public schools in the United States are eligible. Parent groups may apply by clicking here.