AEF secures $10,000 grant from Harrah’s Hoosier Park

The Anderson Education Foundation (AEF) was awarded a $10,000 grant from Harrah’s Hoosier Park on Friday. The grant will support students and teachers at Anderson Community Schools (ACS) through AEF’s Impact Grant Program.

AEF’s Impact Grant program funds large scale project ideas at the grade level, school, or district level. Requests are made in January each year and can be for up to $5,000 each.

Last year’s Impact Grant recipients were:

  • Closing the Food Insecurity Gap, Missy Morris and Melissa Lee, Anderson High School - $1,500
  • Building Brilliant Minds One Lego Brick at a Time a STEM based project!, Jordan Hervey, Valley Grove Elementary School - $4,846.00
  • PBIS: Fostering a Positive Learning Environment for All, Jay Bendes, Highland Middle School - $4,000.00

Note: Pictured are AEF board members Brad Meadows and Pam Shoot, representatives from Harrah’s Hoosier Park, and students at Erskine Elementary School participating in the Summer Advancement Academy program on Friday, June 28, 2024.