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Lenox Education Enrichment Foundation (LEEF) Grant

Grants to Massachusetts Individuals and
Nonprofits for Student Programs in Lenox

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Lenox Education Enrichment Foundation (LEEF), administered by Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

02/28/16

Description:

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Grants ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Lenox, Massachusetts nonprofits, public school teachers, administrators, students and community members to enhance the educational experience of students and teachers. Funding is intended for programs will the goal of ensuring the highest level of student achievement, both in school and in the community.

Preference is given to collaborative or interdisciplinary projects.

Possible projects include, but are not limited to: independent study; new programs; extracurricular activities; individual creative projects, in or outside the classroom; visiting speakers; artists-in-residence; professional development for teachers that will directly impact a broad number of individuals; scientific, athletic, or technical equipment; library resources, and class field trips.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 165023

Estimated Size of Grant:

$100 - $1,000

Term of Contract:

One year. No one project will be funded for more than three years.

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

LEEF seeks proposals for grants from students, teachers, administrators, staff, parents, nonprofits and members of the community of the Lenox Public Schools.

Grants from the Fund will not replace public dollars for the school district. LEEF seeks primarily to help cover the direct costs of projects (not salaries). Priority will be given to proposals that rely on volunteer efforts and that show additional means of support.

A grant from the LEEF Fund shall not exceed 75% of the total cost of the project.

The Fund will not provide grants to projects that have already taken place (retroactive funding).

Berkshire Taconic does not support organizations that, in their constitution, by-laws, or practice, discriminate against a person or group on the basis of age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation or religious belief.

Pre-Application Information:

Register and apply online: http://bit.ly/1B99Liq

Watch online tutorials:

- Registration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etScRJXC2bE
- Application: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oPa0E3V7uU

Contact Information:

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

Maeve O'Dea
Program Director
413.229.0370 x 111
Maeve@berkshiretaconic.org

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