2021 Grant Winners

In 2021 the Hilliard Education Foundation awarded five grants with a total of almost $16,000 awarded and impacting thousands of students in Hilliard schools.

The Arrow Club
Tharp 6th Grade
A new, innovative program designed to help and support gifted students, who are successful at school, to develop deeper skills needed for life – grit, perseverance, positivity, and initiative. The club will provide monthly challenges that take students outside of their comfort zone and enable them to build skills and mindsets.






Building Identity, Bridging Connections
Hilliard Horizon Elementary
Literature for teachers to hold brave conversations with new, diverse books that send a message to each child that they have a place in the classroom. Funding goes to a diverse collection of books that will be used for many years and includes training for teachers for use of literature with support by the existing Horizon Equity and Diversity Team.




 Community Card Project
Innovative Learning Hub
Funds an artist-in-residency and equipment for students to create custom-made postcards to send to leaders in our community who demonstrate innovation and excellence. The equipment and supplies will benefit students and enrich learning projects for years to come.




Coral Spheres
Memorial Middle School
Provides stability balls aimed at improving posture and breathing required for quality coral tone production utilizing a described Dalcroze Method. Students will learn to connect music, movement, body and mind.







Social Justice Book Club
Weaver Middle School
Creates a social justice book club providing student with an opportunity for social emotional learning.