2017-2018 Mini Grant Projects

2017-2018 Mini Grant Projects2018-10-25T16:51:51+00:00

The Families Leading Change Coalition received 61 mini-grant proposals from across the state of West Virginia. Fifty-three of these proposals from 29 different WV counties are selected for funding and will start very soon. Descriptions of the 53 projects funded are available to view. The wordle graphic shown above gives a visual highlight of the range of topics included in the 2017-2018 mini-grant projects. More details about events, activities, and opportunities made available through these mini-grant projects will be posted as projects get started.

  • The Recess Express: Riding the Rail to Progress – The Elk Elementary Center is partnering with the Come Grow With Me Childcare Center…

  • Financial Literacy Boot-Camp – The Financial Literacy Bootcamp partners with the non-profit Step By Step to pilot a series of five-day summer camps in the Charleston (WV) area. …

  • Grandview Mindfulness – Grandview Elementary is partnering with the non-profit Step By Step to provide mindfulness training to students and teachers…

  • Parent-Led Support Groups – Chapmanville Middle School is partnering with the non-profit Step By Step to create Parent-Led Support Groups…

  • Teen Entrepreneurship Program – The Step By Step, Inc. program is implementing a year-round school-based Teen Entrepreneurship Program…

  • Health Alternatives for Little Ones – Fairmont Catholic School and Marion County’s Boys and Girls After School Program are partnering to implement…

  • School Greenhouse and Raised Garden – The Mason County Day Report Center is partnering with the Early Education Station to build a greenhouse…

  • Building Community Through Mini-Golf – Building Community Through Mini-Golf will engage fifth graders in the design, construction, and…

  • Garden Girls – Sandy River Middle and Riverview High Schools partner with West Virginia Community Development Hub: Welch Elementary…

  • Big Steps, Little Steps & Second STEP – The Keyser Primary School and Keyser Pre-K Head Start program provide evidence-based solutions…

  • Green (Team) Means Go for School Driven Environmental Initiatives -Brookhaven Elementary School and Brookhaven Parent Group organize…

  • Health & Family Matter – The Nicholas/Webster County Parents as Teachers organization will establish two playgroups open to all children between…

  • Pumpkin Paloosa – Marlinton Middle School is using the Eagle Scout Pumpkin Paloosa project as a vehicle to foster year-round community…

  • STEM – VexEd – Pocahontas County High School and the Pocahontas County High School STEM Club are partnering to start a school-based robotics…

  • Pragmatic Social Skills Group – Winfield middle and high schools are collaborating to create a monthly social skills group for area autism children…

  • Powering up on Literacy – The Lakeside Elementary PTA is leading the Powering Up on Literacy project, which will provide 18 new iPads to students…

  • Career Club Cookout – The Coalton Elementary School PTA will host six Career Club Cookouts for students and their families to encourage…

  • Robotics and STEM After School and Summer Program – The Roane County 4-H Leaders Association partner with Spencer Middle School to start…

  • Mountaineer Mindfulness & Movement – Anna Jarvis Elementary School with the Taylor County Collaborative Family Resource Network is organizing…

  • Minds in Motion – Tucker Valley Elementary Middle School is partnering with Tucker County Family Resource Network to implement  Minds in Motion…

  • Minds in Motion Maze – Tucker County High School is partnering with Tucker County Family Resource Network to implement Minds in Motion Maze…

  • FIRST LEGO Robotics STE”A”M Equipment for Grades 4-5 Students – Blennerhassett Elementary School and Blennerhassett PTA will provide…

  • Bullying Prevention – Mullens Middle School is initiating a Bullying Prevention project using the Identify a Bystander Intervention Program to…

  • Establishment of ESADD – Mullens Middle School is expanding its existing SADD program with the launch of an ESADD Chapter for all fifth and sixth…

  • SADD’s Got Power – Wyoming County Schools and the Power House Youth Center partner to engage youth in healthy physical and nutritional activities…

  • Alban Arts Academy Spotlight on Theatre – St. Albans High School is partnering with Alban Arts Academy to expand access to Alban Academy theatre…