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Taconic IPA Science Education Grants

Grants to Hudson Valley, New York Middle and High
School Teachers to Acquire Laboratory Equipment

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley (CFHV)

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Grants ranging from $500 to $1,000 to New York middle and high school teachers in Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster Counties to enhance science education in the classroom through the purchase of laboratory and classroom science equipment. Funds may be used for light probes, temperature probes, microscopes, computer-related equipment and software, and other laboratory tools.

Funding priority will be given to requests that are well-written, for equipment that is durable and will serve a large number of students. Requests that include information relative to how the lessons using the equipment will positively impact students, spur their interest in science-related careers and provide a strong educational foundation for college-level curriculum will receive special consideration. Requests that note equipment sharing across schools within the same district are also encouraged.

Applications and requests in excess of the $1,000 limit will be considered for cooperative ventures across different fields and disciplines that affect a large number of students.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163286

Estimated Size of Grant:

$500 - $1,000. Requests greater than $1,000 will be considered for cooperative ventures.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All public, private, and parochial secondary teachers (Grades 7-12) in all New York State licensed and certified schools in Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster Counties may apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted by March 15th. Applicants will be notified in May.

Note: Equipment purchased with grant funds is deemed to be the property of the school.


Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

Cristin McPeake, Director of Programs
845-452-3077 x14

In Dutchess & Putnam Counties:
80 Washington Street, Suite 201
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

In Ulster County:
280 Wall Street, P.O. Box 3046
Kingston, NY 12402

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York: Dutchess, Orange and Ulster Counties