WEDF Announces Fall Mini-Grants

The Worcester Educational Development Foundation, Inc. is funding $ 5,600 in mini-grants for educators in the Worcester Public Schools for programs that will enhance and enrich teaching and learning. The programs align with curriculum and a WEDF’s four main areas of focus: Health and Wellness; Culture and Arts; College and Career Readiness; and STEM. The grants are funded through WEDF’s annual Distinguished Alumni & Friends of the Worcester Public Schools event. Awardees are:
Chandler Magnet School
City learning, Country learning
$ 500
Columbus Park
What a Character
$ 500
Doherty High
Dose of Fiber Arts
$ 473
Elm Park
Hands On, Minds On; Nature
$ 500
Lake View School
Opera Meets Lake View School
$ 500
May Street
The Magic of Science
$ 500
Midland Street
Creating a Living Classroom Museum
$ 500
Sullivan Middle
The Choices You Make
$ 188
Woodland Academy
Mixed Media Soundscapes & Test
$ 385
Woodland Academy
Visual Thinking Strategies
$ 465
Woodland Academy
Get Fit at Woodland Academy
$ 500
Worcester Arts Magnet
A World of Color
$ 452
Worcester Arts Magnet
Taking Art to the Next Level
$ 155
Worcester East Middle
Sowing Seeds
$ 498
In addition, WEDF will award $ 1000 to Burncoat High School in honor of Unum for its $ 5000 Valedictorian Sponsorship. The use of the funds will be announced at a later date.