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Grants

Contributions and fundraising activities enable the Foundation to provide support to the staff at South High for curriculum, special projects, and other programs. The pie chart to the right shows how our grants are distributed among the programs.

If you would like to request funding, please download a Funding Request form AND the guidelines, and submit your request to South High administration. Once they have reviewed your request, it will be given to the Foundation for review and determination. Following completion of your project, you will want to follow these guidelines and form to submit your final report to the Foundation.

Grant Distribution

Interested in supporting one of these efforts? Make a contribution!


2012-2013 Awards - $120,948

Academics $29,564.80
  • All Nations: Camp Idahuapi
  • $4,620.00
  • All Nations Science Fair
  • $3,000.00
  • All Nations: T-shirts
  • $1,000.00
  • Eagles Bluff Leadership Training
  • $6,500.00
  • Engineering: Student Project
  • $410.00
  • H-Art
  • $2,500.00
  • Humanities I: Field Trip/Attend Play
  • $2,314.50
  • I Love To Read Month Celebrations
  • $1,200.00
  • Language Arts: Baile Latino
  • $300.00
  • Language Arts: Creative writing
  • $1,000.00
  • Language Arts: French
  • $241.30
  • Liberal Arts: AP Human Geography
  • $874.00
  • Liberal Arts: Economics
  • $100.00
  • Mathematics: Math & Social Justice Conference
  • $4,255.00
  • Open Program: Student Capstone Project
  • $1,250.00
  • Athletics: Football Equipment
  • $8,090.66
    Athletics $27,840.66
  • 9th Grade Athletics
  • $9,750.00
  • Athletics: Football Equipment
  • $8,090.66
  • Leadership Class
  • $10,000.00
    Extra Curricular $25,050.00
  • Chess Team
  • $4,000.00
  • Debate Team
  • $3,000.00
  • Project s.t.a.r.t. Leadership
  • $5,000.00
  • Project SUCCESS at South
  • $9,750.00
  • SRC: Legislation Rally
  • $500.00
  • SRC: Awards Lunch
  • $300.00
  • UNIDOS
  • $2,500.00
    Fine Arts $28,115.00
  • Arts: Consumable materials for class work
  • $8,000.00
  • Dance & Theater program support
  • $16,000.00
  • Theater Production: Sweet Charity
  • $4,115.00
    Support Services $10,378.00
  • Counseling: College Application Scholarship
  • $100.00
  • Counseling: Financial Aid Night
  • $500.00
  • Counseling: Post Card for Back to School
  • $350.00
  • Counseling: Video Contest
  • $200.00
  • Extended Learning/Credit Recovery Incentives
  • $1,000.00
  • Incentives & Anti-Bullying
  • $2,138.00
  • Media Center: Nook Project
  • $2,290.00
  • Partnership: Link Crew Training for Student Mentors
  • $3,000.00
  • Truancy: Attendance Improvement
  • $800.00

    2011-2012 Awards - $112,684

    Economics, Games for curriculum support $347
    All Nations Natl Adv Plcmnt Presentation @Albuquerque $2,230
    Spanish language reading materials $231
    Visiting Writers for Poetry & College in the schools $450
    Liberal Arts, theater performance Mixed Blood $500
    Financial Aid Night $700
    Visual Arts expendable classroom materials $8,000
    Partnership Program Scholarships & Fees $3,000
    Truancy incentives & supplies $800
    Spanish Language Latin Dance Instructor $300
    OPEN Freshman Leadership Trip to Eagles Bluff $3,263
    Weight room updates $2,000
    Somali Student trip to the University of MN $133
    Silver Ribbon Campaign $600
    Coaching Fees for Freshman Teams $10,400
    Book Club books $93
    VOICES:  Fees & materials $3,000
    Theater: Rights & permissions, materials, etc. for musical $3,885
    Art tools for ceramics $2,000
    Project Success $9,410
    Human rights Club materials $500
    Student Countil incentive awards $200
    Student council Leadership training $3,000
    Grant for Language Arts Readers $550
    H-Art Program $1,700
    African American Parent Involvement Door Prizes $125
    Math Dept trip to Twins Stadium for Geometry Project $430
    Hot Pads for the Kitches $158
    ELL trip to Murphy's Landing $400
    Yearbooks for Media Center $140
    Chess Tournament registration, transportation, $1,850
    Health Office wheel chair & ice machine $500
    Materials for Engineering prototype $400
    Humanities & Liberal Arts Research Project $300
    International Science & Technology Fair $1,000
    National History Day expenses $2,500
    Student Planners $2,534
    s.t.a.r.t. Leadership Program $5,000
    Engineering E-Ink Prototype Project Materials $88
    Engineering, Laser Engraver $16,954
    Health & Athletics, Leadership Course $10,000
    Social Justice & Math project $500
    National Debate Competition $2,000
    National Competition - Alliance of Young Artists & Writers $779
    Yearbook Editor & Advisor Training $738
    Career & Tech - Industrial Sewing Machine $2,000
    Staff Appreciation Breakfast $500
    Athletics, Shooting Machine $6,496

    2010-2011 Awards - $73,754

    All Nations - National Science & Engineering Fair $1,600
    Athletic Dept, Coaches  $13,250
    Football Boosters, Equipment  $3,440
    Chess Master Consultant $600
    National Chess Tourney  $2,500
    Project Success - School Fee & Scholarship Fund $8,835
    South Robotics Team $1,000
    Student Council Incentive Awards $248
    Student Council - Leadership Training $600
    Video Voices – Student video production $2,000
    Yearbook, Cameras & Lenses $1,800
    Engineering/Entrepreneur Class Project Supplies $500
    Student Scholarships for Dallas Brass Concert $4,000
    Ceramics Kiln $6,432
    Visual Arts materials & small tools $3,500
    AP Language Arts, Kindles  $1,890
    AP Language Arts, Fort Snelling Study $1,225
    Life Skills/Autism Thanksgiving Dinner $200
    POHI Trip to Science Museum $350
    Greek Mythology Studies, Travel to Greece $2,000
    Maps for History  $195
    Government - trip to New York City $2,500
    H-Art Program $4,000
    Partnership Program $2,618
    Counseling - Freshman Welcome Packet postage  $85
    Transportation, Dunwoody field trip $152
    Financial Aid Night $701
    Media Center - The Power of Place DVD Set $665
    Bus Fare & tokens for student use $477
    Truancy Incentives $500
    Level IV Spanish,  100 cps El Alquimista $762
    Marketing Materials for School $342
    Geometry Study using Twins Stadium $381
    MADD Display Car $150
    National History Competition $1,500
    Yearbooks for permanent collection $154
    Positive Behavior Incentive program $1,000
    2011-2012 Student Planners $3,102

    2009-2010 Awards - $

    2008-2009 Awards - $54,404

    Gay/Lesbian Club
    $ 825
    Supplemental Materials
    130
    Spanish Supplement Texts for 3rd Yr students
    440
    Green Tiger Organization
    481
    SHS Native American program
    9,955
    Financial Aid Night Food
    488
    Athletic Coaching Staff
    12,350
    French Department
    280
    Science Fair Attendance
    1,600
    Field Trip Bus for Silver Ribbon Committee
    205
    Media Center books
    3,000
    Artist's Partnership Program
    1,400
    Chess Team - Airfare to National Tournament
    1,976
    Stand Up, Speak Out Project 2,635
    Career Fair 250
    Humphrey Voices 1,200
    Project Success 6,510
    Student Planners (09-10) 3,038
    Debate Team Trip to Birmingham Alabama 1,500
    Math Department - Promethian Boards 3,525
    Media Center - Yearbooks 116
    Senior Party Starter Funds 2,500

    2007-2008 Awards - $84,894

    Student Planners for 07-08
    $5,790
    Social Worker expenses
    500
    Art Department Materials
    1,000
    Math Department, telectronics
    3,188
    Reading Class Materials
    170
    Digital cameras for the Media Center
    1,191
    Reference Books for the Media Center
    3,000
    Open school program
    350
    Theater Department
    2,500
    All Nations Program
    6,593
    Financial Aid Program
    500
    Art Department, Partnership Program
    1,200
    Science Fair Entry
    240
    Student Transportation to State Capitol 200
    Project Success 6,230
    Baseball Team Dugouts 2,600
    Visiting Authors 300
    Senior Class Party 2,000
    Humphrey Voices at U of M 1,200
    Partnership Program 2,100
    Art Department 2,000
    9th Grade Coaches 9,100
    Latino Student Association 350
    National History Day Team Trip 2,950
    9th Grade Planner Books 2008-09 2,642
    Entrepreneur Class (NEW FOR 2008-09) 20,000
    South High Southerner, software 4,500
    Media Center Books 2,500

    2006-2007 Awards - $45,354

    Racism seminar for staff
    $2,000
    Football team dinner
    497
    Girl’s Swim Team
    191
    Music Dep’t field trip, transportation
    600
    9th grade coaches
    4,000
    Financial Aid Night
    500
    Headphones for language classes
    280
    Girl’s Swim Team
    80
    DVD teaching aid for health class
    165
    Smart boards electronic teaching aids
    6,500
    After school tutors
    800
    Partnership program for arts
    3,500
    ACT/SAT prep courses
    990
    Native American trip to Wash. D.C.
    2,400
    Spanish dictionaries for ELL Program
    141
    Yearbooks for Media Center
    80
    Financial Aid Night
    500
    Project success, student development program
    6,400
    Counseling Department
    500
    Partnership Program. Events, transportation, and supplies.
    3,750
    Senior Class graduation party
    2,000
    Humphrey Voices program for S.H.S. Students at “U” of “M”
    2,000
    All Nations Program, transportation
    930
    S.H.S. Community Band
    1,550
    9th grade coaches
    4,000
    Vista tutors training
    1,000



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