Horseshoe Trails Elementary School has two FCF PIE grant recipients, each of whom received 10 iPads. Pictured here: 2nd grade students with front row (l to r): Rosie Ciammitti with Principal Janiene Marlow, and 2nd row: Penny Davis, Kimberly Blackert, PIE Chair Mark Warren, and Kathy Mellody.
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FCF Partners in Education awards grants to teachers

Staff Report~ 11/19/2014

SCOTTSDALE – The Foothills Community Foundation Partners in Education program recently awarded designated $17,200 to seven Teacher Vision Grant recipients.

These grants enable schools in the Cave Creek Unified School District to pilot and adopt sustainable and transferable educational innovations that advance learning in the arts, mathematics, communications, information technology, or the environment. FCF PIE also collaborated with Kiwanis Club of Carefree in the funding of two of the grants and provided $1,000 to be used for scholarships for the Cactus Shadows High School Science Club.

For more information on the Foothills Community Foundation’s programs, visit or call (480) 488-1090.