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Grant Committee

The Grant committee looks for grant-based funding for programs at Palms, matching grant opportunities to school goals and helping Palms through the application process. Teachers often look for their own grants as well.

If you would like to help the Grant Committee please fill out a Volunteer Form.

2020-2021 Grant-writing chair: open position (click or tap to volunteer)

Notable Grants Received

In 2019, Ms. Garret received a $850 grant from Azusa Pacific University's Keeping History Alive program, for classroom curricular materials, art supplies, and historical replicas for her 7th grade Medieval World History classes.

In 2019, Ms. McCarrell received a $450 grant from Azusa Pacific University's Keeping History Alive program for copies of the U.S. Constitution for her 8th grade U.S. History classes.

In 2015, Ms. Hoffman received a grant for a class trip to the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium and Beach: Thursday October 29, 2015.

Ms. Hoffman also received in 2015 a grant from Pets in the Classroom to buy a classroom aquarium and fish with which to stock it.

In 2014, English and Video Production teacher Mrs. I. Clark received a $500 grant from the California Credit Union to create a sound booth for her Video Production students.

In 2014, Ms. Hoffman and Mr. Scott won a grant from the Society for Science & The Public that let them take over 40 students to the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

In 2013, Ms. Hoffman received a $150 grant for Pets in the Classroom to set up a classroom aquarium.

In 2010, Ms. Garret received a Keeping History Alive grant from Azusa Pacific University. Palms received the maximum $850 allocation. The funds were used for

  1. classroom materials and resources
  2. transportation for field trips to museums and historical sites
  3. professional development attendance at conferences, workshops, and seminars

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