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Educare Foundation awards grants to Mankato Area Public Schools for innovative ideas
The Educare Foundation is pleased to announce $43,625 in grant awards to support innovative learning across Mankato Area Public Schools. Grants will be awarded to educators at the annual Educare Benefit on May 20, 2016 at Chankaska, Kasota. Tickets for the event can be purchased online at
Grant awards for the 2016-17 school year include:
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Plasma Cutter for Fab Lab at West High School, $13,556
  • Two Laser Engravers/Cutters for East and West high schools, $28,008
  • Global Issues Readers for 8th grade global studies at Prairie Winds and Dakota Meadows middle schools, $2,061
The Educare Foundation serves Mankato Area Public Schools by providing funds beyond the normal operating budget for programs and activities to boost student learning opportunities. To learn more about Educare Foundation visit
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