Russell Schools Apple Seed Fund

The Russell Schools Apple Seed Fund was established to promote and enhance the education of public school students within the city of Russell (presently USD 407 schools). Successful applicants will meet or address one or more of the following items:

  • Items and events which directly benefit the students of the Russell schools and which would not be considered a normal or necessary budget item for basic education.
  • Educational trips or experiences, excluding a senior class trip.
  • Programs of significant or cultural and/or educational value not otherwise available to students.
  • Equipment and materials with significant cultural and/or educational value, otherwise not available to the students.          

Application deadline: October 15

Russell Schools Apple Seed Fund Application (Application available August 15)

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Building Community Vitality @ Fly Boy Brewery & Eats
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