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Dearborn Education Foundation to Host Big Shot Raffle

Tickets are $1,000 each, and the winner could receive as much as $50,000.

In honor of its 20th anniversary, the Dearborn Public Schools Education Foundation is holding the Big Shot 50/50 Raffle. Between now and Dec. 12, 100 tickets will be sold at a price of $1,000 each, making the winning ticket worth $50,000.

With only 100 tickets in play, this raffle offers groups from across southeast Michigan their best shot at a big payoff. Plus, every investment of $1,000 supports the DPSEF, a local non-profit with a focus on funding classroom tools, student activities and school upgrades in Dearborn Public Schools.

Parent Teacher Associations, animal shelters, fire departments, cities, businesses, neighborhood block groups, athletic teams, after-school clubs, student organizations, and other groups or individuals who want to purchase a ticket can visit DPSEF online at www.dearbornedfoundation.org, or in person at the DPSEF office inside of the Dearborn Public Schools Administration Building in Rm. 2 at 18700 Audette in Dearborn (advance notice is required).

The winning ticket will be drawn on Dec. 12 at the DPSEF’s 20th Anniversary Celebration. The event will be held at , located at 6220 Miller Road in Dearborn.

The Dearborn Public Schools Education Foundation is a licensed 501c3 non-profit that provides grants to fund technology, equipment, and innovative programs for Dearborn Public Schools.

Chris Wright August 29, 2012 at 09:37 PM
There are many new grants for elementary education posted on Grantwatch.com http://www.grantwatch.com/ Nonprofits may be interested in applying for this grant: Grants to Non-Profits, Schools, and Municipalities for Arts Activities that Benefit Michigan Residents Deadline: 10/01/2012 Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to Michigan non-profit organizations, schools, and municipalities that produce and present innovative, high-quality arts and cultural programs and activities that are open to the public. LINK: http://www.grantwatch.com/grant/129816/grants+to+non+profits++schools++and+municipalities++for+arts+activities+that+benefit+michigan+residents.html Best of Luck in finding grants, Chris Wright

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