Payroll Deduction Plan
Since 2001, School Board of Levy County employees have participated in the Foundation Payroll Deduction Plan to support the LCSF NICE Grant program.
NICE Grant Program: Helping our Teachers Innovate
The NICE (New Ideas for Classroom Education) Grants are presented annually to classroom teachers who submit proposals. A Foundation selection committee reviews the proposals and awards the grants, which are funded by the Foundation Payroll Deduction Plan.
Duke Energy Corporation
In 2017/18 Duke Energy has awarded $8,000 for Classroom Teacher Grants in math and science.
Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union
In 2017/18 Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union has provided $2,000 for classroom grants.
State Match Grants
Since 2001, the Foundation has used private sector donations to secure State Match Grants from the Florida Legislature. These grants fund programs that benefit STEM education, CTE programs, Teacher Quality programs and Literacy. The Foundation received $16,249.75 to fund 2017/18 projects and programs.
Grants for Great Ideas
In 2017/18 the Foundation received $19,900 through grants from Capital City Bank, Suncoast Credit Union, fundraising events and private donations to fund larger school and program focused grants.