Serving Our Education Misssion

Educational Grants

The Education Foundation provides grants to Franklin Community Schools’ teachers for educational programs and projects which meet our mission of enhancing students’ educational experience.

Our grants will not support basic classroom needs, extracurricular activities, athletics, or programs or projects already funded by other foundations or community resources.



Our Impact

Enhancing the Educational Experience

Franklin Community High School business and science teacher Jon Kowalczyk shares his story of how a grant from the Franklin Education Foundation supported his e-sports program. Our grants to Franklin Community Schools’ teachers for educational programs and projects which meet our mission.

Video by ZW Productions

What is Involved

How We Help

Recent Grant Recipients

Jeff Karns, Franklin Community High School, STEM Lab Coats


Linzie Spaulding, Needham Elementary School, Bowling Set


Emily Silverman, Franklin Community High School,  Library Furniture


Jayme Abel, Webb Elementary School, Backgrounds for Drama Club


Michael Swigert, Union Elementary School, Drum Kits


Michael Swigert, Webb Elementary School, Drum Kits


Alicia Geesey, Franklin Community High School, Inside Growing Ag Project


Marc Callan, Franklin Community High School, Pug Mill for Clay Recycling


Emily Ericson, Union Elementary School, Explore National Parks


Lisa Whitlow-Hill, Custer Baker Intermediate School, Sensory Room Items


Allison Clark, Union Elementary School, Phonics Books


Jody Bridges, Webb Elementary School, Book for Each Child


Melissa Moore, Needham Elementary School, Paper Foldable Microscopes


Bethany Bursak, Custer Baker Intermediate School, Portable Classroom Easel


Jeremy Hartman, Custer Baker Intermediate School, Weight Room Bands and Bars


Elisabeth Russell, Franklin Community Middle School, Sensory Room Items, Light Covers, Furniture


Brooke Thomas, Needham Elementary School, Sensory Room Items


Haley Anderson Roberts, Franklin Community High School, Algebra Manipulatives


Brynn Stebbe, Needham Elementary School, Ukes


Emily Barger, Webb Elementary School, STEM Bins


Peggy Kinsey, Webb Elementary School, Writing Center


Constance Moore, Webb Elementary School, Wobble Seats


Bria Kirkham, Custer Baker Intermediate School, Flexible Seating Furniture


Madeline Rollins, Creekside Elementary School, Flexible Seating Furniture


Megan Osborne, Creekside Elementary School, Furniture


Jeannie Perry, Needham Elementary School, Library Furniture