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Grants to Alabama Schools and Nonprofits for Classroom Supplies
and Support Materials, Including Coronavirus-Related Needs

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Alabama Power Foundation

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Alabama schools and nonprofits to purchase supplies and educational support materials to enhance classroom learning. Funding can also be used for classroom relief efforts during Coronavirus (COVID-19), such as cleaning and sanitation supplies, technology support, as well as to address the mental health needs of students and educators.

Schools submitting an application must indicate the specific intended use of the grant money and an estimate of how many students will be affected.

Examples of uses for Classroom grants include:

  • Supplies for the betterment of the classroom. For example:
    • Classroom library
    • Basic school supplies like crayons, pencils, paper, scissors, etc.
    • Classroom décor like bins, bean bags, rugs, etc.
    • Other educational materials
  • School Library materials. For example:
    • Headphones
    • Multimedia equipment
    • Books and/or book jacket covers
    • Other educational materials
  • COVID-19 related support. For example:
    • Funding mental health support to address the social and emotional needs of educators, students, and students’ families.
    • Adapting curriculum to support distance/virtual learning and instruction.
    • Supporting virtual learning equipment and support. Ex.: laptops, Wi-Fi access, etc.
    • Addressing students’ learning loss resulting from extended school closures.
    • Providing educational enrichment to support student learning.
    • Strengthening educators’/schools’ engagement with families and communities to meet student needs.
    • Funding for sanitation supplies to keep areas clean and safe for students. Ex.: backpack sanitation sprayers, air purifiers, etc.

Grants are not limited to the examples above.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 186722

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants up to $1,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Classroom grants always meet the following criteria:

- The grant application is for schools and nonprofits partnering with local school systems to address mental health needs of students and educators.
- Classroom grants are limited to schools determined to have an overall financial need.
- For purposes of this program, a school is determined to have a financial need if 50 percent or more of its full-time students receive free or reduced-price lunches.

Classroom grants do not apply to athletic or arts programs.

Pre-Application Information:

Application deadline is February 26, 2021.

All applications will be reviewed by Alabama Power Foundation for adherence to the Power to Play guidelines. If time permits prior to the deadline, schools will be notified if their grant applications must be modified. Applications submitted on the last day will not be able to be modified if there are problems.

Contact Information:

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

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Alabama Power Foundation
600 North 18th Street
Post Office Box 2641
Birmingham, AL 35203

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama

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