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Grants to Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio Public School Staff for Classroom Needs and Special Projects

Strengthening Schools Grant Program

GrantWatch ID# 174994
Agency: Foundation

Funding Source
Midwest Energy and Communications (MEC)
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Geographic Focus
USA: IndianaMichiganOhio

Important Dates
Deadline: 10/17/22 Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $2,500 to Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio teachers, administrators, and school officials working in public elementary, middle, and high schools in the funding source's service area. Funding will be provided to support classroom needs and for special projects, technology, or academic clubs and organizations.


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

Additional Eligibility Criteria
Any teacher, administrator, or school official in a public elementary, middle, or high school serving students in the MEC electric service territory may apply for a grant. MEC serves southeast and southwest Michigan, northern Indiana, and northern Ohio. For a link to the list of eligible townships, see Grant Coverage Areas, above.

Additional Geographic Information:

For a list of townships within MEC's electric service territory, see here:

Pre-Application Information
2022 Deadline: Apply by October 17, 2022.

Funds will be awarded in January 2023.

Applications are evaluated and funding decisions are made by a committee of MEC customers without knowledge of the applying school, district or educator.

Estimated Size of Grant
Applicants may apply for a grant of up to $2,500.

School districts can receive multiple grants, not to exceed a total of $5,000 for the award cycle.

Contact Information
Online application:

For more information, please contact

Midwest Energy & Communications
60590 Decatur Rd.
Cassopolis, MI 49031

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