Grants

Grants are available for teachers and schools and can be used for many different educational benefits for the students.

Thank You KSF Supporters! Look what you have helped make possible!

These grants make a difference…

Grants to teachers and staff started in 1998.
These grants are awarded in the Fall through a grant submission process.

To date KSF has awarded over $624,720.67 in grants
Grants such as:

  • Swimming Lesson
  • Trips to DC
  • Missoula Children’s Theater
  • STEM learning systems
  • Computer Technology
  • Marimbas
  • Smart Learning Boards
  • Cameras
  • Sound Systems
  • And last year a Digital  Reader Board for the Schools

Grants History

2023

Casio Scientific Calculators, $820
Casio Scientific Calculators, $410
Performance Band Trip, $5,500
Swim Lessons 4th & 5th grade, $5,380
PBIS Incentives, $2,000
Missoula Children’s Theatre, $4,500
KVA Incentives, $360
Alt Ed Incentives Field Trip, $1,086
Field trip to Seattle Art Museums, $3,455
Family Math Night, $300
OMSI, $1,139
Virtual Race-Roman Empire, $1,396
Book Towers, $280
Classroom Library, $1,033
Bowling Field Trip, $414
ICANHELP/Health Social Media Curriculum, $795
Dual Credit Classes, $5,000

2022

3 NewLine 75″ Interactive Boards, $7,023

Lead DC Student Leader Trip, $12,000

Trauma 1st Aid Kits, $6,341

Reading Corner Books, $300

Flexible Seating, $1,700

Bandsaw, $1,500

Pokemon Club, $1,500

Virtual Race-Staff, $2,800

Virtual Race-6th Grade, $1,187

Flexible Seating, $480

Missoula Childrens Theatre, $4,000

Kanoodles for the Classroom, $700

4th Grade Swimming Lessons, $2,300

PBIS Incentives, $2,500

Preschool Literature-start up Supplies, $1,500

Preschool Art-start up Supplies, $1,500

Art Field Trip to Portland, $765

Yearbook Lab, $5,200

PE Equipment, $2,000

Weight Room Equipment, $1.500

Phone/Internet Safety Presentation, $1,100

Leadership Service Project, $800

Cooking Supplies, $1,000

Cornhole, $500

Sewing Supplies, $1,000

KVA Incentives, $450

2021

TI-84 Calculators, $1,000.00

Math Manipulatives, $320.00

Dramatic Play Stations, $1,200.00

Playaway Books, $724.89

Free books for students, $600.00

Engineering Fridays, $2,189.55

Virtual Ancient Greece Marathon for 6th Grade, $988.35

Bookshelf Display and Retelling Puppets, $1,674.21

Sensory Play, $1,000.00

Ipads for Movie Making, $2,403.46

Swimming Lessons, $2,150.00

Pokemon Club, $1,200.00

Lead DC Student Leader Trip (cancelled COVID), $11,000.00

Weight Room Equipment, $6,254.00

Intervention Supplies, $1,000.00

2020

Remote Technology Learning COVID, Hybrid Model of Teaching & Learning, $32,000.00

2019

Weight Room, $616.00

Promethean Board, $4,929.00

The Lovely Glockenspiel, $1,115.00

After School Pokeman Club, $1,000.00

Family Engagement Events, $1,200.00

Play Resources for Kindergarten, $630.00

Play Resources for Kindergarten, $1,215.00

Ukuleles, $900.00

LEAD DC Leadership Conference, $7,000.00

New Salad Bars, $4,900.00

Free Books for Students, $600.00

Playaway Books, $1,300.00

Author Visit, $600.00

May Day Funds, $1,000.00

Tables & Chairs, $8,960.00

KHS Stage Improvements, $1,400.00

Response to Intervention Conference, $3,510.00

Mentor Text, $2,000.00

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, $570.00

Art Supplies, $465.00

Meals for Spanish Speakers, $527.00

Missoula Children’s Theater, $3,550.00

Before School Activities, $475.00

Swimming Lessons, $2,550.00

School Kiosk Readers, $1,500.00

Student Stand Up Desk, $3,000.00

2018

Color Ink Cartridge, $249.00

Flexible Seating for Sped Classroom, $576.85

Presentation Platform for Fifth Grade, $179.33

Centers Program System, Kindergarten, $975.84

Sensory Table with Supplies, $1,012.84

Diary of a Worm Field Trip, $1,372.16

Art Supplies and Books, $241.63

Growth Mindset Books, $200.00

Playground Safety, $1,278.00

Missoula Children’s Theater, $3,450.00

STEM Learning Station, $500.00

Lakeshore Learning Puzzles, $300.00

Speed Stacks, $600.00

Swimming Lessons, $3,050.00

3 Smart Boards, $5,000.00

Author Visit, $2,435.00

Free Books for Students, $600.00

VHS to DVD conversion, $800.00

Afterschool Club Snacks & Prizes, $500.00

Converence Attendance PBIX , $3,640.00

Poster Printer, $2,235.62

Seaside Leadership Conference Fees, $1,200.00

Music Appreciation – Ukeleles, $337.81

Wordstock Writing Workshop, $130.00

Create a Literary Magazine, $179.60

Literacy Posters, $77.27

Cameras, $3,298.60

Monthly Newspaper, $800.00

Restock Home Economics Room, $2,200.00

Miter Saw, $800.00

School Orchard, $2,000.00

Mig Welder, $3,000.00

P.E. Equipment, $750.00

AED machines, $2,700.00

Sound System Hilda Lahti, $3,945.00

AVID Field trips, $2,020.00

District-Wide Communications Network, $26,000.00

2017

Picture Perfect Science Trade Books, $800.00

Key Club Presenter – Social Media Safety, $3,000.00

4th Grade Swimming Lessons, $3,050.00

Author Visit – Eric Ode, $1,500.00

Missoula Children’s Theager, $3,050.00

Upgrading Sound Systems HLE/KHS, $6,000.00

Numbers Corners 2nd/3rd, $3,140.00

Listening Center (K), $1,065.00

T-84 Calculators Middle School, $720.00

Student Council Conference, $1,500.00

AP Field Trip Publishing, $600.00

Field Trip 3rd Grade, $830.00

Flexible Seating and Sensory Support, $1,000.00

Atlas & Globes, $500.00

Additional Grant 2017 Emergency Kits, $5,000.00

2016

TI-84 Calculators, $1,000.00

Math Manipulatives, $320.00

Dramatic Play Stations, $1,200.00

Playaway Books, $725.00

Free books for students, $600.00

Engineering Fridays, $2,190.00

Virtual Ancient Greece Marathon for 6th Grade, $988.00

Bookshelf Display and Retelling Puppets, $1,674.00

Sensory Play, $1,000.00

Ipads for Movie Making, $2,403.00

Video camera project, $2,150.00

Pokemon Club, $1,200.00

Lead DC Student Leader Trip, $11,000.00

Weight Room Equipment, $6,254.00

Intervention Supplies, $1,000.00

2015

(2) Marimba’s, $1,300.00

Elementary Swimming Lessons, $2,350.00

AED – Replacement at high school, $1,584.00

Audiometer – District Replacement, $1,188.00

HLE Author Visit (50%), $725.00

Chromebooks – Special Education, $1,900.00

Writing Festival – 7th – 12th, $1,000.00

Great Expectations Play fieldtrip, $500.00

High School AP Novels, $1,100.00

PE – Gymnastics mats/curriculum, $894.00

Field Trips – 5th grade, $750.00

Fisheries – Waders, $800.00

Earth Science Supplies, $800.00

Word Stock field trip, $500.00

OMSI field trip, $500.00

Collaborative problem solving training, $2,650.00

2014

Woodworking Lathe, $1,215.00

Yearbook Equipment, $1,500.00

Photography Class Cameras, $850.00

Art Class Textbooks, $1,975.00

Reforestation, $2,800.00

Graphing Calculators, $3,000.00

6-8th grade Special Ed Technology, $3,000.00

District Chome Books, $21,025.00

Fisheries Class Rain Gear, $1,000.00

4th Grade Swimming Lessons, $1,700.00

Science Class Hot Plates, $1,000.00

Journalism Club, $1,000.00

2013

Elementary Art Supplies, $700.00

Listening Station, $500.00

2nd Step Program – Bullying/Harassment, $1,900.00

Elementary PE Supplies, $500.00

Swimming Lessons, $1,500.00

Middle School Incentives, $900.00

Art Class – Cameras, $750.00

Children’s Theatre Field Trip, $720.00

Photography Class Cameras, $1,700.00

Middle School Girls Group, $800.00

Graphic Novels – classroom library, $350.00

KHS PE Equipment Supplies, $2,300.00

Fisheries Class Supplies, $1,000.00

LA Enrichment, $700.00

Tubing Bender – Metals, $1,000.00

IPAD Carts, $3,775.00

Classroom Projectors, $1,650.00

MS Google Chrome Books, $8,000.00

Promenthian Board Training, $3,000.00

Staff Development – PLC, $6,000.00

Computer Monitors, $2,200.00

2012

Student Garden, $300.00

Swim Lessons, $2,500.00

Yearbook Cameras, $1,000.00

Cameras/MS Tech, $500.00

Kindles 4/5 Grades, $1,200.00

9/10 English Project , $600.00

1 to 1 Program, $21,996.00

Exercise Equipment, $343.00

K-1 Science Curriculum, $3,124.00

Spanish Workbooks, $517.50

Community 101 Grants, $1,500.00

2011

Junior Atlas, $900.00

PE Pedometers & Compasses, $590.00

Kindergarten Listening Centers, $1,200.00

4th Grade Swimming Lessons, $2,000.00

Math & Reading Manipulatives, $1,500.00

Student Garden, $800.00

Marimba Trailer, $2,000.00

Interactive White-Boards & Training, $3,200.00

Wireless Set-up, $6,200.00

Making Math Marvelous (Tl-84 Calcs), $1,000.00

Science Cell Unit, $440.00

After-School Nutrition, $400.00

Forestry – Gas Grill, $530.00

Modeling & Collecting Data (Math), $715.00

Projector Updates, $1,500.00

Safety Videos, $600.00

MS Incentive Program, $1,300.00

Community 101, $1,667.00

Discovery Education, $1,000.00

2010

Ellison Die-Cut Equipment & Supplies, $2,185.00

4th Grade Swimming Program, $1,800.00

Health/PE-Heart Monitors & Stop watch, $435.00

PBIS Annual Conference, $1,000.00

K-5 Updated Maps & Globes, $1,000.00

Marimba Band – additional bass, $1,000.00

Replace Reader Board w/LED, $2,500.00

Community 101, $1,667.00

TI-84 Calculators, $2,500.00

MS/HS Incentive Program, $1,000.00

MS Life Science Microscopes, $1,336.00

Independent Reading Program, $1,000.00

After School Tutorial Program, $500.00

Projection Screen, $1,200.00

Additional Microscopes, $723.33

42 Event 8″ tables (not requested by District), $3,485.58

2009

Science Equipment, $500.00

Rewards/Incentive Program, $500.00

Positive Behavior System Materials, $500.00

Visual Presenter, $500.00

Geometry Class Materials, $1,100.00

Portable PA System, $750.00

VoAg Materials for Greenhouse Flow System, $500.00

Weather Bug System K-12, $4,730.00

Weight Machine, $1,000.00

2008

Forestry/Science Land Lab, $4,400.00

KHS Reward Incentive Program, $1,000.00

Math Class design, build & install picnic tables, $1,200.00

Hardware for digital media class, $1,200.00

SOAR Program, $2,500.00

PBS, $500.00

2007

Elmo (7)-McREL, library-both schools, $3,500.00

Digital Projector (2), $1,800.00

Elmo 5-McREL library, $2,500.00

Blade guard system for table saw, $1,130.00

Gazebo for geometry Class, $1,575.00

Trailer fabrication, $1,200.00

PBS Supports, $500.00

2006

PBS Incentives, $500.00

Classroom Libraries, $900.00

SOAR Program, $2,000.00

HS Math Incentives Program, $1,000.00

College Visitations, $1,500.00

Document Projector, $900.00

Health Materials, $934.25

Laptop, Video Presenter, Video Microscope, $2,614.00

Model Home Scale Kits, $850.00

Video Records and Voice Recorders, $2,900.00

Primary Books, $1,250.00

Laminator, $1,600.00

Classroom Assessment System-wireless, $2,520.00

Wood Lathe, $3,000.00

2005

Cheerleading mats/camp, $550.00

Computer headphones, $300.00

Digital camera McREL, $400.00

Kidspiration & “Type to Learn” site license, $3,245.00

Math software, $500.00

PBS incentives, $500.00

PE equipment, $4,500.00

Primary Bin books, $1,000.00

Projector Mount, $750.00

Scholastic Reading Counts, $1,500.00

Scholastic Tests, $500.00

Spanish video/etc, $1,000.00

Video camera project, $958.00

Weight room safety, $105.00

SOAR, $2,000.00

2004

SOAR, $2,000.00

Pizzas – incentives, $700.00

SIM cards – $100 each, $2,000.00

Social Skills Group, $1,625.00

30 Calculators, $3,433.00

Radio Theater, $1,056.00

Alpha Smarts, $1,200.00

Math Flipper Books, $1,014.00

1997-2003

Drug Program, $1,000.00

5 multi-media CD Rom Chemistry Programs, $400.00

TV, VCR & cart, $755.00

40 embroidered Pep Band shirts, $765.00

2 classroom sets of 30 world atlases, $1,570.00

2 digital cameras for Yearbook class, $1,200.00

Keyboards, $4,000.00

Science Lab, $800.00

Globes, $800.00

DVD Players, $320.00

Digital Cameras, $800.00

24 Computer work stations, $6,000.00

Seal & strip the playshed floor, $3,500.00

Flooring in weight room, $970.00

Vending machine, $2,200.00

Percussion Equipment, $670.00

Nature Trail, $750.00

Radio/sound Workshop, $1,000.00

Volleyball Practice Standards, $910.00