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Education Foundation


Provide supplemental assistance to Charleroi Area School District; Award scholarships to students and learning enrichment grants to educators in the Charleroi School District.

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Scholarship Opportunities

Art Scholarship

Applicants completing this application will be considered for multiple scholarships that are specified for the arts, including but not limited to art study, art education, music, performing arts, and visual arts.  They are not academically based, and do not necessarily need to be your major.


Richard & Caroline Smith Building Trades Scholarship

This scholarship is open to a Charleroi senior that is completing their education in the electrical, carpentry, or construction technology field that plans to either enter into a training program or join the work force in one of these fields.


CASDEF 2021-2022 Scholarships

Applicants completing this application will be considered for all of the scholarships listed above, in addition to any scholarships added through the Foundation.


CASDEF/Claybaugh Courage Awards

The Claybaugh Courage Awards were established by the Claybaugh family in honor and memory of their parents, Flo & Tom, and their brother, Michael, in 2018.  Each year they will select two Charleroi senior recipients:  the first, any student pursuing higher education; and the second, any student who has successfully completed training in any discipline at the Mon Valley Career and Technical School.  The award includes a financial stipend

AmazonSmile and CASDEF 
Support Charleroi Area School District Education Foundation by shopping at AmazonSmile. When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to CASDEF.... 


Buy A Brick Program 
There is not a better way to leave a lasting impression on your Alma Mater than our "BUY A BRICK PROGRAM." 

CASDEF is seeking applicants to fill openings on the recently expanded Board of Directors.  If you are interested please complete application form and mail to P.O. Box 382 Charleroi PA 15022 or give to any Board member.  It's a great way to help our teachers and kids!

CASDEF Application Form

The Charleroi Area School District Education Foundation is currently in the middle of the 2021 "Give 5" Alumni campaign.  Please see the attached letter for information on this year's campaign.

CASDEF Alumni Drive