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Grants to Local Iowa Associations for Community Service and School Projects

ELIGIBILITY:

Geographic Focus

USA: Iowa

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ISEA Community Outreach Grants

Iowa State Education Association (ISEA)

Grant Provider's 990

Agency: State

GrantWatch ID #166512

Grant Description

Grants to Iowa schools, community projects, or local associations for opportunities that promote school projects and community services. Funds are intended to support sustainable projects with a clear and identifiable community goal that will also strengthen foundations and build deeper relationships with students, families, and communities. ISEA’s mission is to promote quality public education by placing students at the center of everything they do while advocating for education professionals.

Applicants must demonstrate that their proposal is a school, local association, or community project with potential partners that could include a school building, school district, and/or community-based entity, such as a church, mosque, synagogue, boys/girls club, chamber of commerce, trade union, community organization, League of Women Voters, Farm Bureau, FFA, shelter, nonprofit agency, sorority, fraternity, or other entity.

Projects will be measured according to the following criteria:
- 25% Identification of needs of community that will be met as a result of the project,
- 25% Impact on the community,
- 25% Involvement of educators and others such as parents and community members,
- 25% Extent to which the project builds community relationships.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Schools, local associations and community projects may apply.

Only one application may be submitted per grant cycle.

Grant funds cannot be used to pay salaries or to purchase equipment.

No elected officer of ISEA or member of the ISEA Executive Board may apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications and Data Sheet should be submitted in written form. See Special Documents for a full set of guidelines and an application.

Once a proposal is submitted, applicant will receive a confirmation email. The ISEA will review all proposals within 30 days from the application deadline. If your proposal is approved for grant funding,
the ISEA will notify you about your proposal.

Deadlines:
Fall 2018 Grant: Applications due by 5:00 PM on Monday, October 15, 2018.
Spring 2019 Grant: Applications due by 5:00 PM on Friday, February 15, 2019.

Contact Information:

Please mail your Grant Application & Data Sheet to:
ISEA
Community Outreach Grant
777 Third Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Scanned proposal applications may be submitted via email to kknight@isea.org and jhessburg@isea.org.

For questions about the grant application process, please contact Jean Hessburg at jhessburg@isea.org.

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