Mini-Grants Program - 2019-2020

We are pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Holmdel Foundation for Educational Excellence (HFEE) Mini-Grants. The monetary gift from the HFEE total $20,955.14.

HFEE 2019-2020 Mini-Grants


The 2019-2020 mini-grant application deadline is Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

Information Sheet for Teachers, Staff and Students(PDF)

Application for Teachers and Staff(PDF)

Application for Students(PDF)


Small Grants from the HFEE make a Big Impact in Holmdel School District(PDF)

HFEE Mini-Grant Summaries 2017-2018


Recipients of the HFEE Mini-Grants for the 2017/2018 School Year


Village School--

1. Carol Dempsey, Library Media Specialist; Deirdre Varga, K Teacher; Randi Kerner, 1st Grade Teacher; Melissa Shapter, 2nd Grade Teacher:   Flexible Seating    $2,497.00

2.  Karen Bennett, 3rd Grade Teacher, Stacey Campbell, 3rd Grade Teacher, All Third Grade Teachers: Certified Monarch Butterfly Waystation    $2,366.00

3. Carol Dempsey, Library Media Specialist: Dashing Around the Library    $2,323.00

Indian Hill School--

4. Meredith Thomas, Music Teacher: Ukelele in the Classroom    $1,409.00

5. Catherine McCarthy, General Music and Instrumental Music: Instruments in the General Music Classroom for Adaptive Music    $1,045.00

6. Lisa McTague, Library Media Specialist: Putting STEM the Library    $800.00

Satz School--

7. Marissa Crimoli, 8th Grade English Teacher    Reading Haven & Classroom Library    $670.00

Holmdel High School--

8. Robert Pietrocola, Teacher:     Stuctures and Materials Tester    $1,380.00

9. George Mazzeo, Teacher    Lights, Camera, Action    $528.00


10. Caren MacConnell, Supervisor of Technology, Engineering, and Media Centers: Innovate Holmdel    $1,605.00

Total: $14,623.00


A few of the many wonderful and enriching gifts HFEE provided throughout the years because of the generous donations received through our supporters:

K/1 Literacy Room - Village 
2/3 Literacy Room - Village 
Wilson Reading Program – Village 
Writing Workshop Tool Kits - Village 
Science Activity Centers - Village
Rain Garden Classroom Amenities - Village 
Reading Resource Room - Indian Hill 
Band Risers – Indian Hill 
Sound System - Multi Purpose Room, Indian Hill 
Stage Refurbishment – Satz 
Presentation Screen - Satz 
Student Management System Upgrade – Satz/HHS 
Student Messaging/Electronic Collaboration – Satz/HHS 
Upright Piano – Satz/HHS 
Athletic Equipment/Enhancements – HHS 
Yamaha GranTouch Piano – HHS 
AP Chemistry Lab – HHS 
TV Production – HHS
Digital Sound System - HHS PAC
World Language Lab - HHS/Satz

Smart boards – all schools 
ELMO visual presenters – all schools 
Mobile Computer Labs – all schools 
Computer Technology – all schools 
Software upgrades – all schools 
Annual Mini-Grants – all schools