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Grants to Merrill Area, Wisconsin Public and Private
Schools for Innovative Teaching and Special Activities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin - Merrill Area Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/01/19 5:00 PM


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Grants of up to $1,000 to Merrill area, Wisconsin public and private schools to reward and enhance innovative teaching and learning and for motivational activities in Pre-K through 12th grade. Proposals that integrate school curriculums and partner with teachers from one or more schools are welcome and encouraged. The participation of parents, volunteers, or other members of the community is highly encouraged.

The Foundation is looking for innovative and creative projects that:
- Demonstrate a sense of community by partnering with or impacting the Merrill community.
- Enrich the educational experience, motivate and inspire students, educators and/or the community.
- Fill a specific need and are educational and fun for students.
- Are cost-effective.

Proposals should identify the impact the Community Foundation has on the project.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156122

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,000.

Term of Contract:

Project funds must be used by the end of the school year in which funding is awarded.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Merrill area schools – public and private, grades pre-K through 12th grade are eligible to apply.

Funding is not generally awarded for items the committee feels should be provided for within the school district’s budget, including core curriculum items, staff, or transportation. The committee also tends not to fund refreshments, rewards, or incentive programs.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications must be submitted by October 1 to be considered by the Selection Committee.

Applicants will be notified of funding decisions by the end of October. Grants will be awarded to recipients in a presentation in November; media will be present for photographs.

Contact Information:

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

To apply online:

Merrill Area Community Foundation
Merrill, WI 54452

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Wisconsin: Merrill area