Blue Valley Education Foundation gives away $479K in school grants — here’s what it will be used for

Blue Valley Education Foundation

The Blue Valley Education Foundation this year gave away $479,000 worth of grants for teachers, schools and district-wide initiatives. Teachers could apply for up to $2,000 for things like books and classroom supplies. Some grant money also supports the district's suicide prevention programs and Career Ready Education programs. Above, Blue Valley Education Foundation awarding Sunrise Point Elementary with more than $10,000 in grant money. Image via Blue Valley Education Foundation.

The Blue Valley Educational Foundation presented the Blue Valley School District with $479,000 worth of teacher and building grants, the largest in the organization’s history.

Unsuspecting schools and staff were presented with the grants foundation’s “Surprise Squad Kick-off” event earlier this month.