Grants

PTO grants are meant to fund programs, projects and materials that enhance Franklin and Randall schools make a difference to our school community.

The grant application form is now available online.

Franklin-Randall 2017-2018 PTO Grants

One of the ways our parent teacher organization encourages creativity and innovation in our community is through financial grants.  Once each year we invite all teachers, parents, staff and students to submit ideas for projects that could make a difference to our school community. The budget for the grant program for 2017-2018 is $8,000. There is a limit on each grant request this year of $1,000 or less per grant.  If you have a funding idea for the PTO that exceeds this limit, please email the grants coordinators or PTO board for discussion.

Click here for information about the grant application process.

Click here for the application.

We are also seeking interested parties to serve on the Grants Committee which reviews all the grant proposals and makes recommendations to the PTO Board about which proposals to fund. We will be meeting late October to early November to review the grants. The meeting will be held in the evening. Please email grants@franklinrandallpto.org if you are interested in serving on this committee.

Questions? Please email the grants coordinators at grants@franklinrandallpto.org

2016-17 Grants

Application Name Grant Amount
Spanish Language Class at MATC for 4K Teachers $155.00
Art Supply Improvements for Franklin $800.00
Randall Book Room Updates $765.00
New Moodle Books for 5th Grade $400.00
Non-fiction Moodle Books for 3rd Grade $401.20
Supplementary Milk Fund for Franklin $800.00
Playhouses for 4K Corral $620.30
Neighborhood House Community Center Cooking Club Supplies $250.00
Lead Testing for Franklin and Randall Drinking Water $200.00
Stationary Bicycle Pilot for 2nd Grade Classrooms $1,084.35
Bayview ESL Summer Study Program $2,500.00

2016-17 Grant Applications >

2015-16 Grants

TOTAL $8,644

Project Title Approved Funding
4K building toys and manipulatives $300
Classroom library and reading space $300
Composting $500
Dr. Erin Winkler $200
Dramatic play enrichment $300
Drinking fountain upgrade $1,000
Enrichment of Kindergarten students’ social-emotional learning through literature $500
Equitable snack program $400
Franklin Randall advanced learning support $600
Games! $150
Insect research books $700
Roald Dahl Moodle books $700
Self-regulation movement stations $644
Sensory materials for all $600
Sharon Kilfoy mural $1,000
Storage for sand toys $140
Tumbling mats for gymnastics units $610

2014-15 Grants

2014-15 Grant Applications and Decisions >

Spring 2013 Grants

In February teachers, parents and students were asked to submit grant proposals for projects that could make a difference to our school community. Ten grants were submitted requesting almost $18,000. After a thorough review process, which included input from both principals, six were chosen totaling $7,640. The grants will fund programs and projects that will benefit every child in our schools.

Application Name Grant Amount
Presentation Station for Randall $1890
Tablet technology (iPads) for Franklin $2500
TAG Arts Program $350
Special Education Parent Empowerment Group $250
Digital Learning Professional Development $2000
Franklin Grounds Improvements $650

Download the Full Spring 2013 Proposals >

Fall 2012 Grants

On November 13th, 2012 the PTO awarded $7600 to either partially or completely fund 11 different grant proposals. This grant cycle we received 20 proposals asking for almost $17,000.

Application Name Grant Amount
Responsive Classrooms Resources for Randall $1124
Presentation Station for Randall $1643
Classroom Library for New Franklin Teacher $283
Individual Disc Players for Franklin $300
Scientific Aqua Squad: Bugs & Biodiversity $200
Franklin Tree Bench $100
IPads for Franklin $2000
Non-Fiction Reading Resources for Randall $1000
Headphone Replacements for Franklin $850
Digital Piano Keyboard for Franklin $100

Download the Summary and Full Proposals
Summary Table of Fall 2012 Grant Proposals >
Fall 2012 Grant Proposals >

Spring 2012 Grants

On March 13, 2012 the PTO voted to award $8252.55 to support eight projects that will benefit Franklin and Randall.

Application Name Grant Amount
Classroom Technology $1,000
Computer Headsets/ear piece covers $515.50
Kindergarten Welcoming Activities $300.00
Math Game Library for Franklin $250.00
Math Professional Development $2,921.00
Portable Computer Lab Storage & Charging Cart $1,635.09
Portable document camera $1,000.00
Replacement Tables $630.96

Download the Summary and Full Proposals
Summary Table of Fall 2012 Grant Proposals >
Fall 2012 Grant Proposals >

Fall 2011 Grants

On November 8th, 2011, the PTO voted to award $6,207.65 to support eleven projects that will benefit Franklin and Randall.

Application Name Grant Amount
Science Aqua Squad Water $325.00
Phonics and Word Study Materials for Franklin $746.65
Math Game Library for Randall $175.00
Salad Bar Pilot Program $300.00
Supplies for Cameras $291.00
Birding is for Everyone $300.00
Cultural Dance Performances at the International Dinner $400.00
Materials for Behavior and Sensory Regulation at Franklin $1,920.00
Comprehension Strategies Books for Randall $750.00
Classroom libraries $300.00
Pottery Wheel $700.00

Download the Summary and Full Proposals
Summary of Fall 2011 Grant Proposals >
Fall 2011 Grant Proposals >

Spring 2011 Grants

The PTO funded twelve proposals (fully or partially).

Application Name Grant Amount
Discovering the Past Through Archaeology $125
Food Allergy Awareness $150
Math Resources $165
Franklin Homegrown Snack Program $200
Window Farm $300
Volunteer Engagement $300
Movie Night $400
Randall Refrigerator $430
Franklin Forest Benches & Project $800
150 Chair Pockets $939
Classroom Cushions $980
Document Camera Cart $1,550

Download the Summary and Full Proposals
Summary of Spring 2011 Grant Proposals >
Spring 2011 Grant Proposals >

Fall 2010 Grants

On November 9th, 2010, the PTO voted to award $8,133.40 to support ten projects that will benefit Franklin and Randall.

Application Name Grant Amount
3rd Annual Wagon Drive $200.00
American Speech Presentation $200.00
Franklin Forest $200.00
Franklin Randall Movie Night $300.00
Homegrown Snack Pilot for Randall $350.00
Professional Development in Literacy $750.00
Kindergarten Math Theater $900.00
Document camera/cart/projector $1,334.00
Seating Options $1,399.40
Boxes of New Books $2,500.00

Download the Summary and Full Proposals
Summary of Fall 2010 Grant Proposals >
Fall 2010 Grant Proposals >