Programs Funded in Previous School Years

For a full breakdown of GEF grant activity year by year please see Annual Reports.

Click here for a complete listing of Current School Year Grants.

Programs in red were new for the 2013-2014 school year

Gloucester High School

  • 3D printer & SoftWorks software
  • Microphone upgrades for theatre
  • Farm to Table gardening & culinary arts
  • Robotic Quadcopter
  • 2013 SailBot robotic sailboat project
  • AP Prep classes (English, Chemistry, Economics & Social Studies)
  • Art History curriculum development (a collaboration with the Cape Ann Museum)
  • Ceramics and photographic equipment
  • Extracurricular advisor stipends
  • Genome Gloucester summer program
  • Marketing/DECA
  • Professional Development
  • The Yellow Dress dating violence presentation

O’Maley Innovation Middle School

  • Theatre sound & lighting upgrades
  • Science Through Gardening
  • 60 iPads for Project-Based Learning
  • Advancing Engineering equipment & supplies
  • After-School Program including Ceramics, Computer Aided Design, Creative Writing, Floor Hockey, Garden Club, Glee Club, Indoor Soccer, Jewelry Making, Karate, Marine Biology, ixed Gym, Robotics, Video Club, Video Game Design
  • After-School Program Coordinator
  • Career Initiative Awards
  • Field Study – Mill River Salt Marsh
  • MIT and Maritime Gloucester Summer Science Program
  • Residency in Paper origami program
  • Writing Curriculum Coordinator

Elementary Schools

  • Social Dance
  • Countdown to Kindergarten
  • First “R” literacy program support
  • Early Engineers, Gr. K-2
  • Elementary theater
  • After-school music
  • Field Trips
  • Gr. 5 robotics event
  • Gr. 5 Ballroom Dance
  • Schoolyard Gardens
  • Soundfield Systems in all K & Gr. 1 classrooms
  • Summer Literacy program
  • STEM supplies & equipment


  • Artistic Bridges visiting artist program
  • Citywide Arts Festival