What we fund

Funds raised by FoL support

  • Supplemental staffing
  • Club and PIL sport teams
  • Classroom requests from teachers
  • Non-athletic club needs
  • Community outreach


For the 2018/19 school year, FoL funded 5 full time teachers allowing Lincoln to retain excellent staff threatened by budget cuts and maintain a diverse and rich curriculum including Culinary Arts and a Writing Center Tutor.

Athletic Grants

  • Supplemental coaching needs for multiple sports and clubs
  • PIL website hosting
  • Repair of AED units, ice machine, hydroc/whirlpool machines and outdoor PA system
  • Volleyball and cheerleading refreshments and tournaments
  • Travel, meals and lodging support for girls’ wrestling, ski, snowboarding, racquetball, Xcountry and football teams.
  • Rental of indoor/outdoor fields for multiple sports.
  • Funding official timers and referees for multiple sports.
  • Support of college signing day celebration
  • Sports supplies such as soccer balls, nets, tape, softballs etc etc

Academic Grants

  • Support of Mock Trial and Speech and Debate teams
  • Funds for LHS teacher to participate in PPS Finland trip
  • Audio recording of texts for Spanish Immersion students
  • Political Economy grant for Spring Symposium
  • MEChA magazine grant for Wacom tablets, lenses and cases. (photography)
  • Kiln for ceramics program

Grants to In-School support and Outreach/Student and Families in need

  • Fred Meyer gift cards for families in need during the Holiday.
  • Team dues for students in need.
  • Lunches and LHS for students in need.
  • Chromebooks for students in need.
  • Celebration lunch for Sisters/Brothers of Color.
  • Consultant focused on equity for counseling department.
  • Staff training for collaborative problem solving.
  • Staff training for DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy).
  • Teacher Appreciation Week and other staff focused events.

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Friends of Lincoln is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Friends of Lincoln is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination in opportunities because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender, sexual orientation, or age. We welcome everyone.