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 [...]

GIEF Funds Grant for Alternative Seating in Davis’ 1st Grade Classroom

Kurt Kobiljak presented a check for over $600 to fund a grant written by first grade teacher, Stacey Davis, to provide alternative seating in her classroom. This grant will allow Mrs. Davis to add wobble [...]

Non-Fiction Reading Grant approved for all Kindergarten/Young Five Classrooms!

Kurt Kobiljak presented a check to Kindergarten and Young Five teachers for the funding of a grant written by Mishelle Tracy, to purchase non-fiction books for their classrooms.  This grant will allow daily access to [...]

GIEF Approves over $31,000 in Educational Grants

Grosse Ile is proud of the excellent educational opportunities available through its schools and community organizations.  Often there are enrichment programs or projects that particular schools, teachers or organizations would like to offer that their [...]

GIEF Approves Over to $3,400 in Educational Grants in October!

Kurt Kobiljak, President of GIEF, was at Parke Lane Elementary to present a check for $3,408.95 to fund grants written by Andrea Allen, Speech & Language Pathologist, and the second grade teachers: Annette Ader, Tina [...]

GIEF Kicks off the New School Year by Funding Middle School Grant!

GIEF Presents the Middle School with a Check to Fund the Clay Art Program!   Kurt Kobiljak, President of GIEF, presents Cliff Whitehouse, Principal, and Casey Irvine, Art Teacher, with a check to fund the [...]

GIEF Presents Parke Lane With a Check to Fund a Scholastic News Grant

Kurt Kobiljak, President of GIEF, presents Audrie Kalisz, Principal, and Nancy Pilkington, 1st Grade Teacher with a check to fund the Scholastic News Grant. Nancy Pilkington wrote the grant because she believes "Scholastic News Magazine [...]

GIEF funds nearly $75,000 in educational grants in 2015!

The Grosse Ile Educational Foundation had a lot to celebrate in 2015.  The community welcomed two new fundraising themes; The Hawaiian Bash and Oktoberfest!  With the support of local businesses, school administrators/teachers and families, in [...]

Rowing Grant

The Physical Education department at Meridian and GI Middle Schools are getting ready to add indoor rowing classes to their curriculum thanks to a grant provided by GIEF to purchase 15 ergometers, or indoor rowing machines. [...]