Please contact Deb Anderson, Administrative Coordinator
District 279 Foundation funds innovative projects that enhance curriculum or provide performance or social development opportunities for students in Osseo Area Schools.Special thanks to our partners and donors who enable these enrichment opportunities for students. Click below to view a list of funded projects:
2019 - 2020 Grant Recipients- Cycle 2
2019 - 2020 Grant Recipients - Cycle 1
How to Apply
The Classroom Grants requests must be submitted using the online application form. Applicants are encouraged to review the pre-application information prior to starting the online application.
1. Review the pre-application information
Note: All applications must be preapproved by Principal/Site Leader prior to submission.
2. Click here to access the online application.
October 31 and February 28
District 279 Foundation Grants Program provides learning opportunities for students in Osseo Area Schools by funding programs, projects and other opportunities that are not presently available through the district's budget. Any district employee, school volunteer or community member may submit an application for consideration.
District 279 Foundation seeks to support innovative and creative projects that align with the following focus areas:
Enhance Curriculum - Requests may be submitted that will support the enhancement of the current district curriculum. (This category requires pre-approval form the Learning & Achievement Department.)
Experiential Learning - Requests may be submitted for
opportunities which help students develop knowledge, skills, and
values from direct experiences that may be unique within or outside
a traditional academic setting. Activities my include leadership
development, mentorship, intergenerational learning, diversity
awareness or character education.
Contribute to Community - Requests may be made to facilitate
connections with our community and/or provide an opportunity for
students to contribute to our community. This experience should
help students become responsible, confident, caring and
contributing citizens. Activities may include providing a
performance, doing community service, volunteerting, attending a
community meeting, tidying up a local area or helping a neighborhood.