Grants for G-P Teachers
For the second consecutive year, the Gregory-Portland Education Foundation (G-PEF) awarded grants to G-PISD teachers! These surprise announcements took place on Dec. 10, 2020, with awards totaling $13,942.74 for 15 teachers serving at four G-PISD schools. These programs will impact approximately 1,643 students in the current school year with many serving students in the years to follow! The G-PEF was fully established in February 2019. To date, the foundation has awarded $10,500 in scholarships for G-PISD students and $27,696.39 in grants to G-PISD teachers.
THANK YOU, DONORS! - Grants were made available thanks to our individual and private donors, as well as proceeds from the 2020 Teacher of the Year Banquet. Photos from the announcements are provided below, as well as a list of our 2020-21 grant winners and programs!
2019-20 WINNERS: The G-P Education Foundation visited all six (6) Gregory-Portland ISD schools on Friday, November 15, 2019, to surprise 20 G-P teachers with $13,753.65 in grant awards -- the FIRST-EVER (inaugural) grants awarded by the foundation! Programs will impact at least 1,705 G-P students this school year alone, and more in the years to come.
THANK YOU, DONORS! - Grants were made available thanks to our individual and private donors, as well as proceeds from the 2019 Teacher of the Year Banquet last May ... and a $5,000 gift from the Kiwanis Club of Portland (provided by the West Family / Dairy Queens of South Texas).