Stockbridge Area Educational Foundation

Officers and Directors

Jennifer M. Hammerberg, President
Charles D. Wisman, Vice President
Lyn St. Dennis, Treasurer
Caitlyn Salow, Secretary

Bruce Wm. Brown

Jamie Bennett

Lance Chapman

Carrie Graham (Board of Education Appointment)

Karl Heidrich

Jessica Martell (School Employee Appointment)

Ralph Schumacher

 

To make donations to the Stockbridge Area Educational Foundation

please contact Karl Heidrich at 517-851-7188 

For SAEF grant applications please contact Karl Heidrich at 517-851-7188 

For scholarship information please contact the High School Counselor Leslie Cummings

15th Festival of Tables Winners 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 FOT winners

First Place:  Stockbridge Lions Club

Second Place:  Animal Blood Resources

Third Place:  Stockbridge State Bank
 

Event

The event was held at Heritage School on Saturday, March 24, 2018. All the proceeds raised at the festival will be invested back into our community via scholarships and grants during the coming year. The evening was catered by St. Joseph Mercy, Chelsea, which provided amazing food! Decadent desserts were provided by Laura O’Brien Sweets & Treats.

 

Raffle: All cash prizes were awarded in 2018.  Need not be present to win.

 

 Watch for an opportunity to join us next year!

 

 

How To Donate

Looking to donate to the SAEF?

There are several ways to donate.

  1. Attend our Annual Signature Fundraising Event:  The Festival Of Tables
  2. Consider including us in your will. Below is a sample of the language you can include in your will.
  3. Donate Directly to the S.A.E.F.  Contact any member of the Board or stop into the office at Smith, Heritage or Stockbridge High School.
  4. Donate to The Jackson County Community Foundation for the sole benefit of the Stockbridge Area Educational Foundation:
    Stockbridge Area Educational Endowment Fund
    Munith-Fitchburg Veterans Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Helen B. Mitteer Memorial Scholarship Fund

When you or your business makes a gift to one of The Jackson County Community Foundation’s endowment funds (such as the Stockbridge Area Educational Foundation funds named above), your contribution may be tax deductible?  Please check with your Accountant regarding current Tax laws.

Sample Estate Language

I bequeath to the Stockbridge Area Educational Foundation of Stockbridge, MIchigan, a Michigan nonprofit [501(c)(3)] organization,(dollar amount or a %) of my estate for deposit to the Foundation for scholarships and/or educational grants administered by the Foundation (Tax ID: 38-3621050). The Foundation is located at 100 Price Avenue, Stockbridge, MI 49285.

Apply for Grants

STOCKBRIDGE AREA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

100 Price Ave Stockbridge, MI 49285
(517) 851-7188 fax (517) 851-8334

GRANT APPLICATION

The Stockbridge Area Educational Foundation will accept grant proposals on a quarterly basis, as funds permit. Deadlines for applications are January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1 of each calendar year.

Those seeking funding must provide the information requested below before the deadline. Your proposal will be reviewed and a decision will be made at the next regular quarterly meeting of the Stockbridge Area Educational Foundation Board of Directors. These meetings are held the last Thursday of January, April, July, and October. Only proposals that qualify, according to the mission and purpose of the Foundation, will be reviewed.

Mission – To fund programs and projects that create or enhance educational opportunities available to area residents

Purpose – To promote the education of area residents and to enhance the educational opportunities available to all of its citizens.

Area - Our area includes those served by the Stockbridge Community School District.

Please complete the grant application and provide the requested information.

Please submit proposals to:

Stockbridge Area Educational Foundation,

Care of the Superintendent

100 Price Avenue

Stockbridge, MI 49285 

Please use include the include following information when completeing your application

GRANT APPLICATION COVER SHEET

Date of Application:

Name of Applicant:

Contact Person/Title/Phone Number:

Address:
City/State/Zip:
FAX Number:
Project Name:
Summary of Grant Purpose (one sentence):

Number of individuals who will benefit from the project:

Email Address:

Dates of the Project: Total Project Cost: $

Date Submitted:

Amount Requested: $

Typed Name and Title:

Signature of Grant Applicant:

Signature of Building Principal (if applicable):

Also include the following information in narrative form:

Statement of needs/problems to be addressed; description of target population and how its members will benefit.
Project goals.
Individuals who will be involved in the project and their roles.
A list of additional funds from other sources that will be used for this project.
Timetable for implementation.
Estimated budget.
How the project will be evaluated and information supplied to the Foundation six months after award. 

Apply for Scholarships

STOCKBRIDGE AREA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

100 Price Ave, Stockbridge, Michigan 49285

Scholarship Application Information

The Stockbridge Area Educational Foundation supports a number of scholarships in our community. To apply for one of the scholarships listed below you must submit a separate application document for each. The application document must contain the specific information listed beneath each scholarship. Scholarship applications must be typed and are due in your school counselor’s office by April 1st. All SAEF scholarships require proof of registration to collect and must be used within one year of the award. 

Laura Goodin Memorial Scholarship (This scholarship award varies. Commonly the award amount is $250.00) 

Full name, address, and telephone number.

Name and date of acceptance to the educational institution you plan to attend.

Indicate your intended field of study.

List other family members who are currently attending an institution of higher education.

List the sports and the number of years you participated in each during high school.

Include a statement of 300 words, typed in 12-point font, describing your achievements in high school, such as academic awards, extra curricular activities, and community service experience. 

 

Munith-Fitchburg Veterans Memorial Scholarship  (This scholarship award varies. Commonly the award amount is $1,000.00) 

Full name, address, and telephone number.
Name and date of acceptance to the trade school or educational institution you plan to attend.
Indicate your intended field of study.
List other family members who are currently attending an institution of higher education.
Name and Post Number of family members who have been members of the American Legion.
Include a statement of 300 words, typed in 12-point font, describing your connection to the

Waterloo Area, as well as your achievements in high school, such as academic awards, extra curricular activities, and community service experience. 

 

Richard A. Hoard Memorial Scholarship  (This scholarship award varies. Commonly the award amount is $250.00) 

Full name, address, and telephone number.
Name and date of acceptance to the educational institution you plan to attend.
Indicate your intended field of study.
List other family members who are currently attending an institution of higher education.
List the sports and the number of years you participated in each during high school.
Include a statement of 300 words, typed in 12-point font, describing your achievements in

high school, such as academic awards, extra curricular activities, and community service experience. 

 

Stockbridge Area Educational Foundation, Richard C. Howlett and Bruce Wm. Brown Scholarships (Single Application)  (These scholarship awards vary from $250 to $1,000) 

Full name, address, and telephone number.
How long have you attended the Stockbridge School District?
Name and date of acceptance to the educational institution you plan to attend.
Indicate your intended field of study.

Include two supporting letters for the scholarship from members of our community: such as a businessperson, church member, or mentor. Only one of these letters of support may come from a school district employee.

Describe your primary career goal in a single spaced, 12-point font paragraph.
Please list and briefly describe your significant extra-curricular activities. These would include any school or non-school related activities such as volunteering, sports, work, etc.

Include a 300-word essay, typed in 12-point font, on the theme of: “Through your experiences in school and community, what insights about yourself and others have you gained? How have those insights shaped your educational, societal, and career goals?” 

 

Darwin D. Snider Memorial Scholarship Application  (Primarily for students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math)  (This scholarship award is $500 for post high school academic, technical or vocational training.) 

Full name, address, and telephone number.
How long have you attended the Stockbridge School District?
Name and date of acceptance to the educational institution you plan to attend.
Indicate your intended field of study.
You must have a B or better grade point average to apply for this award. What is your Grade Point Average? Describe your primary career goal within two typed paragraphs.
List your awards, achievements, and any extra-curricular activities while in high school.
Include a typed statement not to exceed 300 words describing your participation in community service. 

 

Donna E. Schumacher Memorial Scholarship (up to $5000)

 

This scholarship award totals $5,000. $2,500 will be awarded for the 1st semester and $2,500 at the beginning of the 2nd semester.
Acceptance to and attendance at Michigan State University is required.
Eligible majors are as follows:

Special education, elementary education, or mathematics education. Mathematics – independent of a teacher-training program. Consideration will also be given to a graduating senior majoring in the natural sciences - independent of a teacher-training program.

Full name, address, and telephone number.
Date of acceptance to Michigan State University.
Indicate your intended field of study.
Provide two letters of recommendation of which one is from school personnel.
Include a 300-word essay, typed in 12-point font on the theme, “Through your experiences in school and community, what insights about yourself and others have you gained? How have those insights shaped your educational, societal, and career goals?”
Subsequent to receiving this scholarship, proof of attendance at Michigan State University is required for receipt of the 2nd (subsequent) $2,500 award. 

 

Don E. Krummrey Memorial Scholarship 

This scholarship award is $500 for a Stockbridge High School graduating senior majoring in engineering at an accredited university or college.

Full name, address, and telephone number. 

Indicate your intended field of study. 

Provide verification of acceptance to an engineering program at an accredited university or college.

You must have earned a G.P.A. Of at least 3.0 the last two years of school. List G.P.A. for current semester.

Provide two letters of recommendation of which one is from school personnel. 

Describe your primary career goal within two typed paragraphs.

 

14th Annual Festival of Tables Winners

Congratulations 2017 Festival of Tables Winners

The Stockbridge Area Educational Foundation (SAEF) is proud to announce the Table Decorating Winners from the 14th annual Festival of Tables.

First Place: Lion’s Club
Second Place: Farmer’s State Bank
Third Place: Animal Blood Resource International

Event

The event was held at Heritage School on Saturday, March 25, 2017. All the proceeds raised at the festival will be invested back into our community via scholarships and grants during the coming year. The evening was catered by St. Joseph Mercy, Chelsea, which provided amazing food! Decadent desserts were provided by Laura O’Brien Sweets & Treats,

Raffle

The raffle; offering a 60″ 4K UHD TV or $500 cash, along with gift certificate winners are always favorites. Usually held the third Saturday in March.  Watch for an opportunity to join us next year!

1st Place: Lion’s Club

2nd Place: Farmer’s State Bank

3rd Place: Animal Blood Resource International

Contact Us

Karl Heidrich
Superintendent
517-851-7188
Kristie Knieper
Executive Assistant
517-851-7188 x5503