Pride in the Tiger Awards Teacher Impact Grants

The Pride in the Tiger Foundation (PITF) awarded $41,995 in Teacher Impact Grants for March grant cycle. These grants are awarded to both public and private schools in Marshall. 

Educators within all of Marshall’s schools complete grant applications which are reviewed by the Pride in the Tiger Foundation Teacher Impact Grant Committee. Applications are scored based on meeting the Foundation’s mission, having a clear objective, and lasting impact. The committee makes a recommendation to the full PITF Board of Directors. These grants are awarded twice a year, in October and March.

Some of the grants supported in this grant cycle include:

  • Camp Foley Field Trip & Scholastic Math Magazine – Holy Redeemer
  • Field Trips, Flexible Seating, Science Lab Equipment & Parachutes – True Light Christian School
  • Field Trip, Picasso Tiles & Children’s Theater – Samuel Lutheran School
  • Brake Lathe – Marshal Career & Technical Education Center
  • Classroom Library Books, 5th Grade Field Trip, & Scholastic – Marshall Middle School
  • Morning Bins, Crayfish, Fieldtrips, Math Enhancements – Southview Elementary
  • YMCA Fieldtrip, Dramatic Play Items, Scholastic, Phonics Books – Park Side Elementary

“The Pride in the Tiger Foundation is pleased to be able to support these worthwhile educational opportunities,” said Executive Director Krista Bjella. “We wouldn’t be able to provide this kind of support without the generosity of our donors and sponsors.  The Marshall community is so supportive of our mission and the work we do to support our kids!”

The Pride in the Tiger Foundation is a non-profit organization that seeks to provide financial and other support to activities and extraordinary educational programs supporting children’s personal growth and development in their pursuit of excellence.

For the 2021-2022 school year, the Foundation granted $90,811 in Teacher Impact Grants. The Foundation will award scholarships to graduating seniors at an awards ceremony scheduled for May 18 at 7:00 at Marshall High School.