Classroom Grants

SEF Awards Teachers & Staff with 175 Classroom Grants totaling $78,470 for 2019

The Foundation was able to fund, either in full or partially, 93 percent of the applications received. The classroom grants were personally delivered to many surprised teachers in their classrooms and staff meetings throughout the District by SEF Board members, Snohomish School District Superintendent, Dr. Kent Kultgen, District School Board members, District Communications Director, Kristin Foley, and SEF Executive Director, Ken Hammond.

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Awarding classroom grants
Members of SEF award a class with a grant.


The Snohomish Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting student success through scholarships, classroom grants, District grants, and the Hansen Shoe Fund. As a community-based organization, the Foundation relies on private donors and volunteers to carry out their mission of fostering learning by expanding opportunities for Snohomish School District students. For more information or to donate, visit our donate page

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.