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GIEF Blog

Grosse Ile Educational Foundation is proud of our commitment to funding unique educational experiences on Grosse Ile.  To date, GIEF has funded over $1,000,000 in educational grants to the GI schools and the community.

Scroll through our blog page for re-cap of our creative fundraising events and the latest grants that the GIEF has awarded.

Save the Date for the 2018 GIEF Fundraiser!

The Grosse Ile Educational Foundation is proud to be a partner in bringing new life to the GI elementary school libraries.  GIEF will donate the proceeds from the upcoming Derby Day Race For Reading Fundraiser [...]

GIEF Funds 2 New Grants for Parke Lane Elementary

Scholastic News Magazine - Nancy Pilkington, First Grade Kurt Kobiljak presented a check for the GIEF funding of a grant written by first grade teacher, Nancy Pilkington, to purchase a subscription for Scholastic News Magazine. [...]

GIEF Funds Grant for 3D Printer at Meridian Elementary

Kurt Kobiljak presented a check to Joe Reimann, Meridian Principal, for the funding of a grant written by Elise Metric, to purchase a 3D Printer for the STEAM program at Meridian Elementary. The new STEAM [...]

We Need You!

GI Board of Ed recognizes GIEF

The Grosse Ile Educational Foundation would like to thank the Grosse Ile Board of Education for their support and recognition at the May 23rd School Board meeting. GIEF is proud to have funded over $1,000,000 [...]

Thank you for supporting the GIEF Hawaiian Bash!

The Grosse Ile Educational Foundation wrapped up the 2017 fundraiser, The Hawaiian Bash!  It was a great success.  Guests were greeted with a lei from Shore to Shore Credit Union and a pair of sunglasses [...]

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