Grants & Projects

From the Foundation’s signature project in 2005 – the restoration and installation of the historic Carillon Bell Tower – The Foundation has funded many innovatie grants across all grade levels and academic areas, impacting a widge variety of students.

The Shen Foundation remains committed to reaching out to encourage new and creatie wasy to enhance student learning and foster true community.

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Health & Wellness

Albany Peace Project for Calm Classrooms
High School Wellness Center
Yoga class for Mindfulness Homeroom
Walk-n-Talk Student Backpack Program
Mindfulness Homeroom
Positive Behaviorial Interventions & Support
Shenendehowa Bountiful Backpack Program
Rock Climbing Walls

Cultural Awareness

&  Equality

Speech & Debate trip to Nationals
UN Club Model UN Conference
Alternative Education NYC Class Trip

Education & Innovation

Desk-Whiteboard Student Workspaces
Flexible Classroom Seating
Film and Video Equipment
Interactive Whiteboards
NYS Reading Conference Attendance
Counseling Program iPads
3rd Grade Enrichment iPads
National Singapore Math Summer Institute
Video Editing Equipment
Micro-Team Summer Development
New Sound System for HS East
NYS Reading Association Conference


Shen Alumni Network
Parent Programs at Cheryl’s Lodge
Little Free Library at Charyl’s Lodge

Art & Music

Author’s Presentation – The Gift of Failure
Bookbinding Workshop
Romeo & Juliet Music Education
Japanese Raku Art Class
Lost Wax Casting

Science & Technology

STEM Science Night
Technology Summer Camp
Robotics Competition Registration
Robotics Team Scouting Hardware
LEGO Building Club Robots
Hands Around The World Classroom Carpet
HS Choraliers Musical Accompaniment
I’m an American Rug

Access to the Shenendehowa Educational Funds can only be accessed by filling out our Grant Application. The application provides a framework with which the Foundation can assess the merits and determine the level of funding that can be made to the requesting organization/person(s). If you have any questions please contact us.


The Foundation has worked with the District to streamline and clarify the process of evaluating grant applications. Please review the process if you have any questions. All requests MUST still fill out the Grant Application form to be considered.


You can either mail a hard copy or email application to: Shened Foundation, PO BOX 768, CLIFTON PARK, NY 12065