NAES Awards 2012 Outreach Fund Grants

NAES ShieldThe National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES) is pleased to announce the recipients of its Outreach Fund Grants for the 2012 cycle.

Each school year NAES distributes 10% of its budgeted Annual Fund goal (but not less than $12,000) as Outreach Fund Grants to members, associate members, and regional, state, or diocesan Episcopal schools organizations. The grants support projects commensurate with the mission and philosophy of the association.

“We are delighted to be able to support the mission and ministry of our member schools in this way,” said the Rev. Daniel R. Heischman, D.D., executive director of NAES. He went on to say that  “our Annual Fund donors can be proud that a portion of their gifts help to support directly the educational, moral, ethical, and spiritual development of Episcopal school students.”


The recipients and their projects follow:

Calvary Episcopal School, Bastrop, TX – Support for the school’s tuition assistance program.

Episcopal Day School of Christ Church Parish, Pensacola, FL – Episcopal Schools Celebration support.

Grace Montessori School, Allentown, PA – Support for the school’s scholarship fund program.

St. Anne’s Episcopal School, Middletown, DE – Funding for faculty and and staff materials in support of Daily Devotions in homerooms and advisory groups.

St. George’s Independent Schools, Memphis, TN – Funding for Camp Dragon, a summer camp for disadvantaged urban youth.

St. James’ Episcopal School, Austin, TX – Capital funds for a play area shade covering.

St. John’s Northwest Military Academy, Delafield, WI – Support for the school’s “Helping the Least Among Us” service program.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Montessori School, San Antonio, TX – Support for the school’s scholarship fund.