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Horizon Education Grant

Grants to South Carolina Educators to Enhance Learning
in Lancaster County, Fort Lawn, and Great Falls

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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J. Marion Sims Foundation

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Grants of up to $500 to South Carolina educators and grants of up to $2,000 to groups of educators to enhance learning in Lancaster County, Fort Lawn, and Great Falls. This program supports collaboration between educators, students, and teachers through shared activities and projects. Funding is intended to expand student learning within the framework of a healthy community.

The J. Marion Sims Foundation is committed to empowering youth to become philanthropists. Area students will have the opportunity to serve on the Youth Review Committee.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180468

Estimated Size of Grant:

Educators have the option to apply for one $500 grant and one multi-educator grant up to $2,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Educators and educator groups in South Carolina are welcome to apply.

All funded projects will serve the citizens of the Foundation’s service area of Lancaster County, Fort Lawn and Great Falls, South Carolina.

Pre-Application Information:

Cycle 1:
- August 1, 2018: HORIZON Education Grant application link opens
- September 1, 2018: Application due for decisions in October
- October 15, 2018: HORIZON Education Awards released

Cycle 2:
- December 1, 2018: Application due for decision in January
- January 15, 2019: HORIZON Education Awards released

Cycle 3:
- February 1, 2019: Application due for decision in March
- March 15, 2019: HORIZON Education Awards released

Guidelines and Priorities:

Contact Information:

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

Online application:

Important Note:
This is the initial application link. When an applicant creates an account, the applicant will receive an email with a link to the application. If the applicant must stop, save and return to the application at a later time for completion, please access the saved application through the link received in the email.

Karen Ormand, Executive Assistant and Grants Administrator

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Carolina: Lancaster County, Fort Lawn, and Great Falls