Skyrman Techno Fund

Grants to Jackson County, Oregon 4-12th Grade Science and Industrial
Art Teachers or Instructors for Hands-On Educational Activities

GrantWatch ID#: 151938
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Oregon Community Foundation (OCF)

10/01/17 11:59 PM

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Grants ranging from $250 to $1,000 to Jackson County, Oregon grade 4-12 science and industrial art 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

Requests should range from $250 to $1,000.

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

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.

Applications are due October 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM.

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

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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