Community & School
The ETF Community and School Grant Endowment was established in 2002, and
has been funded primarily through grants from the Chichester-duPont
Foundation, although individuals have contributed to this endowment as
well. Grants are awarded by ETF throughout the year to help meet the
diverse educational needs of children, teens, adults and senior
citizens in the Junction City School District.
wards Night in 1988 and provided scholarships totaling $6,663.This year,
thanks to the generous and unwavering support of our fund sponsors,
Education Together Foundation is able to award a record $86,967 in
scholarships and grants to 59 deserving students, and ten community
ETF Grant Endowment
This year's funds of $9,000 for Community and School Grants is a
combination the of Education Together Foundation Grant Fund Endowment and
The Long Tom Grange School Programs Endowment.
awarded for 2016-2017
City Public Library Summer Reading Program
City Adult GED Program GED Test Fees for JCHS students
awarded for 2016-2017
Elementary School: Promethean Board for the music classroom, “Little
Library” station for
summer book exchange, supplies for All School Science
Elementary School: Three Promethean Boards for the Kindergarten
Middle School: Discovery Education Streaming Plus.
City High School: portable dry-erase board for PE classes,
software for productions/classes, attendance at the
Raza Unida Youth Conference, funds for CCC to
assist with test and application fees.
Programs & Projects
contributing sponsor of an endowment or annual donation may choose to
award their gift to an educational program or project within the Junction
City School District community.
Educational Award: $500 to
ETF Board Development Fund
Paull Memorial Endowment
Educational Award: $725 to
Laurel Elementary Health Department
Back Stories on Community Grant Growth Lochmead Dairy’s
50th Anniversary Celebration
Orchard’s Table was designated as an annual fundraiser and
Education Together Foundation was their first recipient. The proceeds from
that evening was added in 2016 to the Community and School Grants
Endowment and will be distributed starting Fall, 2017 through the School
Grants to the four schools in JCSD on an annual basis.
Swimming Pool Fund
A long term fundraising effort by many community members to
construct a cover for the community swimming pool had been determined to
be unattainable. This project, chaired by Orine Brunscheon, was never able
to reach fruition. Those funds were passed to ETF with the direction that
they be used to assist with funding swimming lessons at the community pool
for children of the JCSD.
1999, the Education Together Foundation Board started a campaign to reach
JCHS Tiger Alumni to establish an endowment scholarship for JCHS
graduating seniors. Setting an initial goal of $30,000, they have now
received donations exceeding $200,000 from over 700 JCHS alumni and from
the Scandia Golf proceeds. The fund’s new goal is to raise $250,000.
ETF’s Tiger Alumni is challenging each JCHS
graduating class to raise total funds equaling or exceeding their
Presented by: Pam Fiske
Eight Educational Awards of $1000 each to:
ETF Legacy Fund Scholarships
Presented by: Board Member
Four Educational Awards of $2000 each