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Grant Committee

The Grant committee looks for grant-based funding for programs at Palms, matching grant opportunities to school goals and helping Palms through the application process. Teachers often look for their own grants as well.

If you would like to help the Grant Committee please fill out a Parent Volunteer Form.

2018-2019 Grant-writing chair: Michele Robinson

Notable Grants Received

In 2015, Ms. Hoffman received a grant for a class trip to the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium and Beach: Thursday October 29, 2015.

Ms. Hoffman also received in 2015 a grant from Pets in the Classroom to buy a classroom aquarium and fish with which to stock it.

In 2014, English and Video Production teacher Ms. I. Clark received a $500 grant from the California Credit Union to create a sound booth for her Video Production students.

In 2014, Ms. Hoffman and Mr. Scott won a grant from the Society for Science & The Public that let them take over 40 students to the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

In 2013, Ms. Hoffman received a $150 grant for Pets in the Classroom to set up a classroom aquarium.

In 2010, Ms. Garret received a Keeping History Alive grant from Azusa Pacific University. Palms received the maximum $850 allocation. The funds were used for

  1. classroom materials and resources
  2. transportation for field trips to museums and historical sites
  3. professional development attendance at conferences, workshops, and seminars

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