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Our Stories

How the PSIA-AASI Central Education Foundation has impacted others.

Our Stories:

Grants – 2022 / 2023

Adaptive Adventures

Adaptive Adventures, serving children and adolescents with disabilities in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin, received $1,000 for programs held weekly at Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin.

Bellaire Youth Initiatives

The Bellaire Youth Initiative (BYI), a non-profit organization offering after school opportunities, in Bellaire, Mi, received a $1,000 grant that allowed
Bellaire Middle School students to enjoy a snowy day on the slopes of Schuss Mountain.

Boardslide Mission

Boardslide Mission received a $1,000 grant for Boardslide’s Inaugural Winter Camp for All at The Rock Snowpark in Milwaukee, WI.

Hamtramck High School

Hamtramck High School received a $1,000 grant to support a trip for students from Metro Detroit to a destination snowsports resort, Crystal Mountain.

The Loppet Foundation

The Loppet Foundation received a $1,000 grant to purchase equipment for its Minne-Loppet program, offered free to 1,000 fourth and fifth graders attending 10 schools in the North Minneapolis area.

2021-2022 CE Grant Recipients

Watch the video to see the impact of the foundation’s work!

We can’t wait to help even more grantees next season!

Crystal Community Ski Club

Crystal Community Ski Club, of Thompsonville MI, received a $2,000 grant, which funded three programs involving more than 100 young people.

Leland Gliders Nordic Club

Leland Gliders Nordic Club in Leland, MI received a $1,000 grant to purchase five junior cross country ski equipment packages.

Midwest Adaptive Sports

Midwest Adaptive Sports, of Weston, MO, received a $700 grant for its winter sports programs.

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in Lemont, IL, part of the Cook County Forest Preserve District, received a $500 grant for a day of Nordic skiing.

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