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Strengthening Schools Grant Program

Grants to Michigan Public School Staff for Classroom
Needs and Special Projects in Eligible Regions

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Midwest Energy and Communications

Deadline Date:

10/15/18

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Michigan 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.

Schools districts within the MEC service territory include Addison, Adrian, Bangor, Blissfield, Brandywine, Britton-Deerfield, Cassopolis, Clinton, Colon, Constantine, Covert, Dowagiac, Decatur, Edwardsburg, Hartford, Hudson, Lawrence, Lawton, Madison, Marcellus, Mattawan, Morenci, Onsted, Paw Paw, Sand Creek, Schoolcraft, Tecumseh, Three Rivers, Van Buren Skills Center, Vicksburg, Volinia, Watervliet, and White Pigeon.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174994

Estimated Size of Grant:

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

School districts may be awarded multiple grants, not to exceed a total of $5,000 during the annual award cycle.

Term of Contract:

Awarded projects must be completed before April 30, 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any teacher, administrator, or school official in a public elementary, middle, or high school serving students in the MEC service territory may apply for a grant.

Schools districts within the MEC service territory include Addison, Adrian, Bangor, Blissfield, Brandywine, Britton-Deerfield, Cassopolis, Clinton, Colon, Constantine, Covert, Dowagiac, Decatur, Edwardsburg, Hartford, Hudson, Lawrence, Lawton, Madison, Marcellus, Mattawan, Morenci, Onsted, Paw Paw, Sand Creek, Schoolcraft, Tecumseh, Three Rivers, Van Buren Skills Center, Vicksburg, Volinia, Watervliet, and White Pigeon. If a district is not listed, please contact the Foundation to determine eligibility.

Pre-Application Information:

The application period for the 2018-19 school year is April – Oct. 15, 2018.

Funds will be awarded in January 2019.

Applicants are encouraged to submit an application electronically. However, applicants may also download and print an application.

Contact Information:

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

Online application:
https://midwestenergy.wufoo.com/forms/201819-strengthening-schools-grant-application/

Printed applications may be mailed to:
Midwest Energy & Communications, SS Grants
60590 Decatur Rd.
Cassopolis, MI 49031

For more information, please contact pr@teammidwest.com.

Grant Coverage Areas:

Addison, Adrian, Bangor, Blissfield, Brandywine, Britton-Deerfield, Cassopolis, Clinton, Colon, Constantine, Covert, Dowagiac, Decatur, Edwardsburg, Hartford, Hudson, Lawrence, Lawton, Madison, Marcellus, Mattawan, Morenci, Onsted, Paw Paw, Sand Creek, Schoolcraft, Tecumseh, Three Rivers, Van Buren Skills Center, Vicksburg, Volinia, Watervliet, and White Pigeon

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Michigan