Grants

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Last year the Foundation provided over $52,000 to enrich and enhance Broughton’s educational experience.  Grants funded included the following projects:

  • $500 to support the jazz band program
  • $1,500 for choral risers for the vocal music department
  • $1,850 for a dance instructor-in-residence
  • $1,500 for JSTOR, an online library subscription for the IB program
  • $1,000 for books for the media center
  • $1,350 for iPad minis for the ROTC program
  • $3,000 for a six week Shakespeare to Performance program with Burning Coal Theater
  • $900 for iPads for the World Languages department
  • $4,500 for WebAssign, an online assessment program for math and science students
  • $338 to take 12 math club students to the Duke Mathematics competition
  • $570 for a Canon camera and accessories for the yearbook
  • $2,000 to resurface and crack repair the tennis courts
  • $6,000 for the Nancy B. Elliott writer-in-residence program to assist seniors with their college application personal essays

Faculty professional development funded by the Foundation included the following opportunities:

  • Participation at Color Boot Camp: Foundations of Plein Air Painting
  • Annual membership to “Leadercast,” a core element of DECA membership
  • Participation at the Dance Teacher Summit in New York City
  • Participation in the World View “Building Bridges: Cultural Respect and equity in the Classroom” workshop
  • Participation in the 2015 North Carolina School Counselor Conference
  • Participation in the 65th Conference on Exceptional Children in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Participation in the World View study visit to Costa Rica and Nicaragua
  • Participation in the World View “Global Education in the 21st Century Skills” online workshop

Please consider making a donation to fund these projects and other “wish list” items requested by teachers and other staff members.

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The Needham B. Broughton Capital Foundation is a non-profit corporation that provides funding for projects at Broughton High School that enrich the educational experience of students and faculty and enhance the campus and facilities.