• GRANTS NEWS
     
    FOCUS has provided funding for many programs; among them are included the following:
    • Education Technology
    • Instructional Materials
    • Playground Equipment
    • The Carmel Middle School Habitat and School Gardens
    • Libraries
    • Music, Art and Performing Arts
    FOCUS has now passed the $2.6 million mark in monies donated to CUSD. The support you give makes a difference for our children and their education!
     
    The 2017 recipients of FOCUS Large Grants:
    • Carmel Middle School
      • $5,500 for Makerspace Supplies and Storage System
      • $16,600 for CNC Laser Cutting Machine
    • Carmel High School
      • $2,050 for Science Sparkfun Inventor's Kits
      • $2,750 for Sports Medicine Large Screen TV/Speaker System
      • $2,050 for Wacom Intuos Draw Pen Tablets

    The 2015 recipients of FOCUS Large Grants:

    •  Carmel High School -- $2,000 for 40 Audio 655 DSP Noise-Cancelling Headphones for students with attention challenges
     
    •  Carmel High School -- $3,400 for Makerbot Replicator 5th Generation 3D Printer for Robotics and Engineering classes

    •  Carmel Middle School -- $7,500 for LCD Projector for presentations in gym

    •  Carmel River School -- $8,100 for Sound System Upgrade for Multipurpose Room assemblies, presentations, and performances 

     

    The 2014-2015 recipients of FOCUS Small Grants: 

    •  Educational supplies and manipulatives for newly established Transitional Kindergarten class (River, $990)

    •  Camping and Backpacking Equipment for Op ED program students (CMS, $690)

    •  Music Boxes for Elementary School Science classes (River & Tularcitos, $480)

    •  Metal for Robotics Program (CHS, $1,000)

    •  Science and Literacy items for Kindergarten classrooms (River, 3 grants for 3 classrooms, $950 each, $2,850 in total)

    •  Grant toward Elkay Water Filling Station (Captain Cooper, $1,000)

    •  Sound Mixer for Theater (CMS, $750)

    •  Grant toward Red Cat Microphone System (River, $1,000)

     
     
    The 2014 recipients of FOCUS Large Grants:

    •   Cachagua Children's Center -- $3,100 For 5 Computers, 4 Netbooks, and 1 Software Upgrade

    •   River School & Tularcitos School -- $35,000 For 120 Chromebooks all 3rd Grade Classes

    •   Carmel Middle School -- $11,000 For Science Lab Equipment, Technology, And Software

    •   Carmel Middle School -- $5,100 For 15 Nexus7 Mini Tablets, 15 Microscope Lenses, 15 Cases,
    and 1 Lockable Storage / Charging Cabinet

    •   Carmel High School  --$20,000 for Operation Padre toward a New Sound System for the CHS Multi Sport Facility Project.

     

    The 2013-2014 recipients of FOCUS Small Grants:

    •   River School -- $1,000 toward a Portable Baseball/Softball/Whiffleball Backstop

    •   River School -- $980 for 2 iPads for a 2nd Grade Class.

    •   Carmel Middle School -- $770 for 11 Samsung Flash Memory Camcorders

    •   Carmel High School -- $1,000 for Robotics Metal Supplies

    •   Carmel High School ASB -- $600 for 2 Chromebooks

    •   Carmel High School -- $500 for 25 Novel Titles for AP Literature Class

     

    The 2013 recipients of FOCUS Large Grants:

    •   Tularcitos Rex -- $1,700 for 2 Computers and Printers

    •   Tularcitos -- $4,400 for 8 iPads with Keyboards and Cases  

    •   Captain Cooper -- $2,000 for SIPPS Reading Intervention Program Packages

    •   Captain Cooper -- $1,800 for 5 Netbook Computers

    •   River -- $13,000 for Netbook Computers and Cart

    •   River -- $4,200 toward Infinity Flex 11 Playground Equipment

    •   Carmel Middle School -- $21,600 for 60 Netbook Computers

    •   Carmel High School -- $2,500 for 15 Green Laser Pointers

    •   Carmel High School --- $3,200 for 12 Alternative Energy Kits

     

    The 2012-2013 recipients of FOCUS Small Grants:

    •   River School -- $475 for Books for Classroom Library

    •   River School -- $160 for iPod for PE

    •   River School – $2000 for two $1000 grants for Red Cat Microphone System

    •   River and Tularcitos -- $915 for 3 iPods for PE/Spanish Classes

    •   Tularcitos --$305 for a Painting Easel

    •   Tularcitos -- $1000 for Hands-on Language, Arts and Math Materials 

    •   Tularcitos -- $830 for Kindergarten Play Equipment

    •   Carmel Middle School -- $995 for Culinary Equipment for the Habitat

    •   Carmel Middle School -- $1000 for Backpacking Equipment for Op-Ed

    •   Carmel High School – $1880 for two $1000 grants for Google Chromebooks

    •   Carmel High School -- $990 for Graphing Calculators

    •   Carmel High School -- $1000 for Metal Supplies for Robotics 

     
Last Modified on March 2, 2017