From December 12 through December 31st, 2012 Berwyn CARES will match dollar for dollar any
contribution to the Berwyn Challenge up to $250 per project or $2000 in total (whichever is less). Only projects registered
for the Challenge as of December 12, 2012 will qualify for matching contributions.
Apply for Funding
It's simple really. You have a great idea that would help enrich your students' learning experience.
We help provide the funding. Teachers submit your proposals to DonorsChoose.org and each December Berwyn C.A.R.E.S. grants up to $500 to the top concepts submitted by Berwyn Teachers.
Projects Supported by C.A.R.E.S.
The 2010 Challenge was a tremendous success. Thanks to generous contributions
from our community and from around the United States and an additional $3500 in grants from BerwynCARES, projects were
funded and thousands of students were impacted. High school students were also impacted through
the2011 Morton Mini Challenge.
2009 Projects Becoming Beethoven Books for Boys Caudill Up & Read* Choir Can’t Be Seen. Only Heard.* Helping Parents Help Their Kids Learn to Read A Long Way Gone & Modern African Politics Mini Mozart –
Composers for the 21st Century Motivate These Kids Movement Education Equipment Music Matters!* Projector
for Pronouns, Persuasive Writing & More* Rainbow Reader Table Needs Chairs Reading is Fun Say Cheese.* Techie Musicians We See Your True Colors of Light Where are the Science Fiction Books? Writing is Fun* You Mean…That's Poetry?*
grant of $200-$1000 provided the balance of funding to complete project.
2008 Projects Getting Ready to Read Creating a Completed Classroom Therapy for At-Risk Students Using BOOKS! Kids
Doing Yoga What's an Oboe? Who Is Beethoven? (Posters) My Turn! My Turn! First Grade Class Needs the Write Stuff Tip
Top Learning for First Graders
2007 Projects Bibliotherapy
For At-Risk Students Give The Poor Kid A Chance! A Visit to the 50 States Let's Table the Issue in Berwyn
South Berwyn First Graders are Floored! I'm Ready to Act...Where's the Script? Batteries For Roll-Up
Keyboards Read It Like You Talk It!