GIEF Grantee Stories

Here are some stories of GIEF grantees.  If you’ve supported GIEF, thank you for making these stories possible.  If you would like to make more stories like this happen, please DONATE to GIEF.  Thank you!

Story # 4 – The Monarch Hatchery

GIEF awarded a grant to 9-year-old Lainey Thibodeau to promote planting Monarch caterpillar habitat throughout Georgetown.

Story # 3 – The Treehouse

GIEF awarded a grant to Elias Martin to build a treehouse with his brothers– and not just ANY treehouse! Watch video.

Story # 2 – Coronasaurus rex

GIEF awarded Kate MacKay a grant to create an innovative social media campaign to help kids understand best-practices during the 2020 pandemic.

Story # 1 – The Piano

GIEF awarded a grant to Judah Look Knecht to help purchase a piano.  Watch the video of Judah to see the results, and enjoy the performance!