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2017 Mini Grants to Teachers

Grants to West Virginia PreK-12 Teachers to Enhance Classroom
Learning in Jefferson, Morgan, and Berkeley Counties

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation (EWVCF)

Deadline Date:

10/16/17 Receipt

Description:

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Grants of up to $500 to West Virginia PreK-12 teachers to enhance the learning experience for students in Jefferson, Morgan, and Berkeley counties. Funding may be requested for classroom resources, programs and projects not covered by the school budget, and the purchase of materials and supplies for special projects.

More and more, teachers are faced with the challenge of keeping children interested and engaged with few resources beyond the basics. In its first couple years, the Mini-Grants to Teachers program awarded grants to fund classroom book sets, a giant abacus, Speed Stackers, Rekenreks, an Autism Cafe, K’NEX building sets, sheet music, Lego Mindstorm kits, pedometers, Apple TVs, pBone instruments, a projector, wood chisels, an alto flute, eBooks, a couple of robots, art supplies, a river tank system, digital cameras, calculators, graphic tablets, and much more.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175845

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$30,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $500

Term of Contract:

All grant recipients are expected to report on the expenditure of grant funds by the end of the school year (June 2018).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan County public school PreK-12 teachers are invited to apply. Public schools are defined as being supported by public funds and are part of the free public education system. Any school that charges tuition to students is NOT eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

All grant applications must be received between September 1st and October 16th to be considered.

Should your grant application be approved, you will be notified by mail and/or email that you are being awarded a mini-grant, and invited to attend an event in late November.

Contact Information:

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

Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation
229 E. Martin Street, Suite 4
Martinsburg, WV 25401

P: 304-264-0353
F: 888-507-8375
info@ewvcf.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: West Virginia: Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan counties