Giving Campaign

Make a Donation with an Impact!

Below are ways for anyone to immediately and positively impact education in the eight Viper Nation schools and in select LISD-wide academic initiatives.
Click on the initiative you wish to learn more about to make a donation today. Thank you!

 

MAKE A DONATION TO THE GENERAL FUND

Donations to the General Fund allow the Booster to direct funds to areas of highest need including Naviance, or to new, innovative programs. By donating to this fund, you allow the foundation to respond immediately to our school’s most urgent requests.

 

K-12 IMPACT GRANTS

 

 

Annual Impact Grant awards help provide teachers and campuses with the resources and tools needed to significantly enhance student educational experiences. Please read more about this important initiative.

 

 

K-12 LEADERSHIP & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 

 

From Student Councils, UIL Academic Competitions, Viper Nation Homework , and the new IncubatorEDU program, these grants are important to our student development. Please read more about this important initiative.

 

K-12 ROBOTICS GRANTS

 

 

Support Viper Nation’s internationally
acclaimed FLL, FTC and FRC robotics teams. Donations to this fund also provide support to the annual, free FLL scrimmage that is open to all Viper Nation FLL teams. Please read more about this important initiative.

 

 

K-12 STEM EVENT GRANTS

 

 

School-wide STEM events are recognized as one of the most productive ways to encourage kids to enjoy STEM-based subjects and consider them as pathways for a career. Please read more about this important initiative.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

 

 

Your financial support of Professional Development allows the Booster board to fill a critical gap in supporting our teachers. Please read more about this important initiative.

 

 

COLLEGE JUMP START GRANTS

 

 

Your support of the College JumpStart program allows all rising Vandegrift seniors access to a four-day, free seminar on the complex college application process. All seminars are offered in the summer before the summer of senior year. Please read more about this important initiative.

 

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

 

 

Annual Viper Nation Senior Scholarships are awarded based on many different criteria to Vandegrift High School graduating seniors who plan to continue their studies. Please read more about this important initiative.

 

 

PSAT TEAM GRANTS

 

 

Since the inception of Viper Nation’s support of this program, Vandegrift High School’s National Merit Scholar list has grown tremendously and the high school receives attention of competitive college recruitment programs. Please read more about this important initiative.

 

 

COMMUNITY INITIATIVE

 

Community Initiatives are philanthropic programs created by community leaders who wish to encourage others to support Viper Nation Academic Booster. Our first Community Initiative was established by Dr. Chris Stansbury, owner of Wired Orthodontics. We would love to work with more community leaders who wish to support academics for our school children! Please read more about this important initiative.