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Important Notice - LCSD1 is preparing to launch a new service "Board Docs" that will contain all policies, agendas, board meeting minutes and other features this fall.  When the service becomes available, a link will be provided here (policies index), All existing board policy information, regulations and forms in this web site will be removed.  Please refer to the following PDF manual complete with latest amendments. Board Policy Manual - PDF
Cheyenne Schools Foundation

 

 

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Helping Students Where it Really Counts... For more information contact:
Cheyenne Schools Foundation
P.O. Box 484
Cheyenne, WY 82003
(307) 771-2121
Fax 771-2405

 

 


The Cheyenne Schools Foundation (CSF) is a nonprofit, tax-exempt Wyoming corporation. Its mission is to engage community interest and support for enhanced academic, personal and vocational opportunities for LCSD#1 students beyond the capacity of the local school district budget.
CSF Announcements
CSF Walk Run 2014
Thanks to all who participated in the Cheyenne Schools Foundation Walk Run on Saturday, Sept. 20. To see a list of the winners and their times click here. To view a detailed list of all times click here.

CSF Walk Run 2014 & Employee Drawing
This year's 5K Walk/Run will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 at Central High School. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. and the race starts at 9 a.m. Register at Foot of the Rockies or with your school or department team captain.
Congratulations to Jodi Smith, second grade teacher at Sunrise Elementary. As a Foundation contributor through the LCSD1 Payroll Deduction Program, Jodi's name was entered into a drawing and randomly selected as the winner of a new tablet. Presenting Jodi with her award are CSF Board members Jim Yates and Jan Stalcup along with LCSD1 Superintendent of Schools John Lyttle.

Thank you to all employees who support the Foundation's Teacher Grants program through employee payroll deduction! Together we can make a difference for our students.


CSF Fundraiser @ Chick-fil-A
Eat at Chick-fil-A in Frontier Mall and drop your receipt in the Cheyenne Schools Foundation receipt box located next to the condiment counter. Chick-fil-A will donate 15% back the foundation! The fundraiser will take place on:
  • The second Thursday of each month

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2014 Grant Applications Available
CSF's 2014 Student Enrichment and Excellence in Education Grant applications are now available. Scroll to the bottom of this webpage and click on the grant application links to download.

Thanks to all who continue to participate in fund-raising. Your efforts have allowed the Foundation to fund more than $20,000 worth of educational grants to help provide unique learning opportunities for our students.

CSF Grant Program - Excellence in Education & Student Enrichment
Each year, the grant program provides several “Excellence in Education” grants of up to $3,000 for innovative districtwide/schoolwide projects that benefit large groups of students. In addition, “Student Enrichment” grants of up to $1,000 are awarded to teachers for innovative classroom projects that address student needs.
CSF’s grant program is designed to have a lasting effect on the community by encouraging involvement and enriching the quality of LCSD1’s educational services. All board members are volunteers.

Funds are raised at the annual walk/run, through LCSD1 employee payroll deduction, a fundraiser luncheon and through community and business donations.

During the fall of 2013, five “Excellence in Education” grants for a total of $14,419 were awarded. In addition, nine “Student Enrichment” grants for a total of $8,080 were awarded to teachers.
Legal Designation

The appropriate designation for annual donations, wills, trust, insurance policies and life income arrangements is:
Cheyenne Schools Foundation, a non-profit, tax exempt corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Wyoming.


Applications
 Student Enrichment Grant Application
The foundation, a private, non-profit organization committed to enhancing education in the Laramie County School District 1, provides funding for Student Enrichment Grants (maximum amount $1,000) awarded to staff members for projects that benefit the students in your school. Click on folder link above to download the application (PDF or MS Word) with grant details & criteria.
 Excellence in Education Grant Application
The foundation, a private, non-profit organization, is committed to enhancing education in the Laramie County School District. The Excellence in Education Program was initiated to benefit larger groups of students than are typically impacted by the classroom-based Mini-grant.

Eligibility - One grant application representing the focus or consensus of the school (or discipline such as art, music, science, etc) is allowed per school per year and should be fully supported by the school or discipline's participants.

Grants of up to $3,000 will be announced in October. Click on folder link above to download the application (PDF or MS Word) with grant details & criteria.
 Request for Funds Program Application
The purpose of this program is to support and/or supplement school-district opportunities for students. Limited funds are available and should support the CSF mission statement "to engage community interest and support for enhanced academic, personal and vocational opportunities for LCSD#1 students beyond the capacity of the local school district budget."
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