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Academic Enrichment Grants

Grants to Enhance Student Learning
In and Out of the Classroom

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Foundation / Corporation

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The McCarthy Dressman Education Foundation

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Grants of $10,000 per year for the development of in- and out-of-class programs that improve students' knowledge, understanding, and awareness of the world around them. The purpose of this funding is to engage children in intellectual, creative and artistic activies in and out of the classroom. Funding is provided for projects that will enhance regular classroom curriculum or after-school activity, and/or strengthen academic experiences. In addition, projects that have secured community endorsement, expertise and facilities but require additional resources are eligible.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 124561

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Term of Contract:

Up to 3 years

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are eduicators that:
…are employed by schools or non-profit organizations
(e.g. community centers, museums, etc.)
…have the background and experience to complete the project successfully
…have direct and regular contact with students in grades pre-k to 12
…work with students from low-income households
…are willing to work in collaboration with the Foundation

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

610 East South Temple Street
Suite 110
Salt Lake City, Utah 84102

Phone: 801.578.1260
Fax: 801.578.1261

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