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    The Grass Lake Educational Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)3 educational resource founded in 1985. It is separate from the Grass Lake Community Schools and the Grass Lake Board of Education. The GLEF exists to provide additional sources of support for the students and staff of Grass Lake Community Schools. The GLEF Board meets monthly to discuss fundraising opportunities, current business, and to award mini-grants to staff members. If you have questions, or you would like to make a donation, please call GLEF Executive Director Dr. Ryle Kiser at 517-867-5540.

    2019-2020 GLEF Board of Directors
    President - Heidi McKenzie
    Vice President - Mark Burnett
    Secretary - George McKenzie 
    Treasurer - Bev Mattinson
    Trustee - Ben Dandrow 
    Trustee - Craig Vitale 
    Trustee - Kimberly Seaburg
    Executive Director: Dr. Ryle Kiser

    Correspondences can be sent to:
    Grass Lake Educational Foundation 
    PO Box 394
    Grass Lake, MI 49240

    Send E-Mail Inquiries to: glef1985@gmail.com

    Foundation Announcements

    The GLEF Board Invites You to Participate -

    The GLEF Board of Directors invites all individuals who are interested in supporting the Foundation with their decisions toward funding programs that support the improvement of student achievement to attend any, or all, of our Board meetings. You would have the option of sitting on specific committees to contribute to conversations, or becoming a full voting member of the GLEF Board. If you are interested in participating with Grass Lake Educational Foundation activities, contact GLEF Board President Ben Dandrow at brdrow@aol.com, or attend any GLEF meeting on the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 PM in the George Long Elementary School Media Center.

    The GLEF Awards Teachers Through Their Educator Grant Program
    The Grass Lake Educational Foundation’s purpose is to provide optimal funding to support our educators in their ability to enhance achievement for our students. Illustrated below are the grants that were awarded to our teachers for their projects during the 2017-2018 school year. If you are interested in participating in GLEF activities, contact GLEF President Heidi McKenzie.


    Tax-Deductible Donations Can Be Made to the GLEF by mailing to:
    Grass Lake Educational Foundation
    P.O. Box 394
    Grass Lake, Michigan 49240

    Alumni and Public Are Invited to Make Donations to the Educational Foundation
    The Grass Lake Educational Foundation is established to provide supplemental funding to Grass Lake educational programs that will enhance the academic achievement of our students. Thousands of dollars from contributors are expended yearly toward this mission. The Grass Lake Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization and, as such, donations qualify as charitable contributions on both the Michigan and Federal income tax returns. Checks should be made payable to the Grass Lake Educational Foundation and mailed to P.O. Box 394, Grass Lake MI 49240. Contact the Foundation's Executive Director Dr. Ryle Kiser with questions at 517-867-5540.