Your gift to the Innovation Fund supports STEAM initiatives that provide hands-on learning experiences in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.

Examples of projects and initiatives supported by the Innovation Fund include:


Machining & Manufacturing Pathways – SSF purchased state-of-the-art equipment for a new classroom at Shaker Heights High School serving engineering career pathways

Elementary Design Labs – SSF purchased equipment for three dedicated design labs at Boulevard, Lomond and Woodbury to promote hands-on learning and exploration

MotoGo – SSF supports a hands-on, after school program for students to learn about and assemble motorcycles at the Middle School and High School 

Woodshop Design Course – SSF supports a program for students at the middle school to build bookshelves to hold books for kindergarten students in the District