Classroom Grants

The 2018 Classroom Grant Application is now available!

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Snohomish Education Foundation Awards $69,500 in Classroom Grants for 2017

The Snohomish Education Foundation (SEF) awarded 121 classroom grants totaling just over $69,500 for 2017.  86% of the applications received for classroom grants were awarded with either partial or full funding.

Steve Thomas, Chairman of the classroom grant committee, stated, “with the support of our community, families, businesses and community organizations, classroom grants were awarded to each school in our district (levels K-12) and those funds will enhance the educational experience for many of the 10,000 students enrolled now and in years to come.”  Specifically, these grants will improve student learning in literacy, science, technology, engineering and math.

SEF began funding classroom grants in 1995.  Since that date, $670,000 has been awarded in classroom grants.  SEF continues to encourage our entire community to be involved in ensuring that all of our students benefit from enhanced learning experiences.


Snohomish Education Foundation Awards $68,000 in Classroom Grants for 2016

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The Snohomish Education Foundation (SEF) awarded 140 classroom grants totaling just over $68,000 for 2016.  88% of the applications received for classroom grants were awarded with either partial or full funding.

Steve Thomas, Chairman of the classroom grant committee, stated , “with the support of our community, families, businesses and community organizations, class room grants were awarded to each school in our district (levels K-12) and those funds will enhance the educational experience of many of the 9,800 students enrolled now and in years to come.”  Specifically, these grants will improve student learning in literacy, science, technology, engineering and math.

SEF began funding classroom grants in 1995.  Since that date, $600,000 has been awarded in classroom grants.  SEF continues to encourage our entire community to be involved in ensuring that all of our students benefit from enhanced learning experiences.

The Foundation extends a special thank you to our esteemed Annual Sponsors that contribute to the success of all of our programs:  Saxton Bradley, Inc. (SBI), Boeing,  Corstone Contractors, Mt. Pacific Bank, Chartwell’s,  Coastal Community Bank, Beresford, Heritage Bank,  Kirtley Cole,  Skydive Snohomish, Comcast, Columbia Bank, Foster Pepper,  Ideal Communications, McKinstry.

Donations to any of our scholarships, grants and other programs may be made at the Snohomish Education Foundation website www.snoed.org.  The Snohomish Education Foundation is a 501c (3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting student success.  As a community-based organization, we rely on donors and volunteers to help us carry out our mission of “fostering learning by providing opportunities to students of the district”.


Check out this video from when the Seattle Shakespeare Company performed at Snohomish High School, the cost of which a Snohomish Education Foundation classroom grant covered. The video includes interviews with Linda Sparks and Rob Sumner, both English teachers at SHS, as well as interviews with students who attended the performance.