Innovative Student Grants

PPIE provides grants to fund up to $500 for student projects or special events that support student achievement in all areas.  Projects should also support the PUSD Strategic Plan mission: “Our students will make a better world.”

The PPIE Innovative Student Grant applications are due December 1 and students will be notified of decisions in January.

Congratulations to the grant recipients for 2016-17!

Valentine’s Day Baking: A Display of Love
$286.86 – Muna Bellot, Pleasanton Middle School
Baking Valentine’s Day sweets to be distributed at Open Heart Kitchen

Making Toys with 3D Printing
$224.61 – Emily Dubon, Lydiksen Elementary
Funds for materials for to make toys for less fortunate children

Holidays for Seniors
$93 – Robert Gan, Hart Middle School
Funds for blank cards to be decorated by Hart students and distributed to Pleasanton senior citizens

 Science Triad
$350 – Luke Liu, Foothill High School
Funds for materials to help team prepare and register in Science Triad

Every Fifteen Minutes
$500 – Katherine Marotto, Amador Valley High School
Funds for a program to raise students’ awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving

Science Olympiad
$500 – Irene Sha, Foothill High School
Funds for build event materials and registration at Bay Area Science Olympiad Regionals

Community Service Art Project
$490.94 – Nivita Susendran, Hart Middle School
Funds to creating a mural at Hart’s library and providing artwork for the community 

Engineering Club 3D Modeling Project
$150 – Annie Tor, Amador Valley High School
Funds for 3D printing materials that will be used to create teaching materials for a variety of courses at Amador Valley

Astronomy Telescope Carrying Case
$500 – Shawn Zhang, Amador Valley High School
Funds for a case for the Astronomy Club’s telescope

Here are the grant requests PPIE has funded in the past:

Student Grants Awarded in Spring 2016

Student Grants Awarded in February 2015

Student Grants awarded in March 2014