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Skyrman Techno Fund

Grants to Jackson County, Oregon Science and Industrial
Arts Teachers or Instructors for Hands-On Educational Activities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Oregon Community Foundation (OCF)

Deadline Date:

10/01/18 11:59 PM


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Grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to Jackson County, Oregon grade 4-12 science and industrial arts teachers and youth instructors at schools, nonprofits, and government agencies for hands-on educational activities. Funding is intended for innovative programs that give students practical skills that enable them to use tools in order to do things for themselves.

Examples of programs of interest to this fund include: bike repair, cooking or sewing, robotics, home maintenance skills, GPS navigation, agri-science, and other programs where something is engineered or constructed.

Preference is given to:

- Projects that bring students together to work collaboratively
- Projects that have a practical application in a career or technical field
- Extra-curricular activities, although classroom activities will be considered
- Projects that can be replicated by other instructors in other settings
- Projects that serve disadvantaged students, including rural students, low-income students, and students of color

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 151938

Estimated Size of Grant:

Requests should range from $500 to $2,000.

Term of Contract:

Grant recipients will have one year from the date of funding to implement their project.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants will be given to projects serving youth in Jackson County only.

Applicants must be teachers (grades 4-12) or youth program instructors/mentors at nonprofit organizations or government agencies.

Only one application per teacher or per nonprofit will be accepted each grant cycle.

Not eligible for funding are: administrative costs or overhead fees, substitute teacher fees, professional development, and replacement funding for school district, state or federal funds.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due October 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM.

Applicants are notified of decisions and grants are paid approximately six weeks after the deadline.

Contact Information:

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

Please email completed applications to

For questions, please contact Amy Cuddy, Senior Program Officer at 541.773.8987 or at the email address above.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Oregon: Jackson County