The field of interest funds allows the donor(s) to specify areas of interest when establishing their fund and the Foundation has the discretion to make grants within the donor’s interest area(s). The Health, Environment, Education fund is an endowed Field of Interest Fund with the Foundation and was able to assist the grade school and county weed department in the first year of granting.
This grant helped us bring ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ to our high school. Students were able to role play and have a discussion about suicide, depression, and resilience. The goal, to diminish the shame associated with suicide and mental illness and bring awareness of depression and suicide to students and staff with SGHS.