FOCUS Fall Back Bash Online Auction!Although all CUSD schools will be open this Fall, FOCUS will generally continue to hold its monthly Board meetings via Zoom during the 2021-2022 school year (please see the Meeting Schedule for dates). To join a Zoom meeting, please contact Rosaleen Ryan Trambley to receive Zoom login information. A meeting may be changed occasionally to an in-person meeting if there is business that is more conducive to in-person discussion; those exceptions will be noted in this NewsFlash! section when they occur. In-person meetings will be held at 4:30pm in the CMS library. We wish you good health and peace-of-mind during this stressful time.Join us for the first Board meeting of the 2021-2022 school year!September 15 at 4:30pmFOCUS awarded $30,550 in large grants in 2021!
October 25 (8am) - November 2 (11pm)Don't miss out on an opportunity to bid on priceless items donated by CUSD schools and local businesses! The auction is now open! Visit: FOCUS Online Auction
Congratulations to all the 2021 Large Grant Recipients (please see the Grants page for a full list of awards)!
FOCUS is a California Non-Profit 501(c)(3) Corporation and Education Foundation, Tax I.D. 94-262-8895, Established in 1979. We are here to help our schools!
Our MissionFRIENDS OF CARMEL UNIFIED SCHOOLS, a California non-profit Corporation and Public Education Foundation, supports quality education within the Carmel Unified School District. The Foundation raises money for the purpose of providing grants for classroom and site enhancements that directly support student learning and engagement.Who are we?FOCUS is a group of staff, parents and community members who raise funds through donations and events. We donate funds on a continuing basis, for the benefit of all CUSD schools. Since its founding, FOCUS has provided close to $3,000,000 in grants that support academic and social-emotional student success. Funds are distributed by the Board of Directors based on applications by teachers and administrators in the school district, and every school in our district has received FOCUS funding.Mailing address:P.O. Box 223842Carmel, CA 93922For general questions about FOCUS:Contact Kath UyedaFor questions or comments about the FOCUS website:
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