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Morgan Education Foundation approves $15,800 in grants

Article Date: 
18 July, 2014 (All day)

At the board of trustees meeting held July 16, the Morgan Education Foundation approved more than $14,000 in classroom grants and $1,800 in school grants to benefit Morgan County School District students and teachers. 
Grant money will be used to purchase items such as tablets, document cameras, reading books, math supplemental supplies, scientific calculators, special education supplies, PE equipment and science lab equipment. 
The foundation wishes to thank the many generous supporters who have made monetary and in-kind donations to enhance the educational experience of our students.
Individuals and businesses in the community are invited to participate in three upcoming fundraising events that will help generate revenue for future classroom and school grants.
August 5 - 6 Annual Golf Tournament at Round Valley, 9 a.m.
August 25 - Second annual “Color Us Bright” fun run at Morgan High School, 6 p.m.
September 19 - Drive 4 UR School, sponsored by Young Ford, at Morgan High School, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Additional information and registration forms for these events are available on the foundation’s website at www.morganeducationfoundation.org. 
Amazon.com shoppers can help support local schools by clicking on the “Cashback For Kids” buttons located on the home page of the Morgan Education Foundation and Morgan County School District websites. 
By linking to amazon.com from these websites, a percentage of purchases will be rebated back to the Morgan Education Foundation. 
Questions about the classroom grants program and fundraising events should be directed to the foundation at 801-829-3411 or mef@morgansd.org. 
 The Morgan Education Foundation was founded in 2007 to help bring about excellence in education for children enrolled with Morgan County School District. Funds raised by the foundation are available to teachers through a classroom grant process. 
The foundation also utilizes these funds to support arts and athletic programs, pay for much-needed technology upgrades, and provide college scholarships for graduating seniors.