It takes a village…
It takes a village is an African Proverb meaning the entire community must interact with the children in order for the children to grow and achieve their life goals. idiom. While a popular idiom, the Grande Innovation Academy is proud of the partnerships within the community. Please take a moment to look at our partners in education.
The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation
The Fruit Orchard GrantIn the spring of 2016 we received 35 trees from the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation. Planting the trees was a schoolwide event.
Scholars with Shovels and SpoonsIn 2017, Monsanto Fund awarded the Grande Innovation Academy with a $5,000 grant.
Arizona Stem Network
FABLAB GrantIn 2014 we received a grant from the STEM Club of Arizona for our Fab Lab.
Tee Pee Sand and Gravel
Tee Pee Sand and GravelIn 2017 Tee Pee Sand and Gravel generously donated the gravel for our Rocking Kindness Classroom.
Scholars with Shovels ProgramIn 2014, Tri-Valley Landscaping presented the Grande Innovation Academy with a donation for our Scholars with Shovels program.
Scholars with Shovels and SpoonsIn 2014, Walmart presented the Grande Innovation Academy with a donation for our Scholars with Shovels program.
Chef Ann Foundation
Chef Ann FoundationIn the fall of 2016, we received a grant for $2,500 from the Project Produce.
Skoop and the Chef Ann Foundation have teamed up to launch Project Produce: Fruit and Veggie Grants for Schools.