The Cherokee County Educational Foundation accepts applications for its IMPACT Grants to encourage and support innovative, creative ideas in teaching as well as learning in the Cherokee County School District.
The downloads include both the IMPACT Grant Application as well as the Evaluation Rubic…
Through public support, the Foundation will fund IMPACT Grants of as much as $2,500 per winning proposal. The Foundation Board has allotted $45,000 for the fourth round of grant awards; applications are due by Jan. 6, 2017, and grants will be presented to winning applicants on Feb. 14, 2017.
A committee made up of Foundation Board members will review applications, which must meet the following criteria: strengthens academics; demonstrates a creative and innovative approach to education; provides meaningful and engaging instruction for students; is well thought-out with a long-term benefit; incorporates budget details; and, includes the official application completed in its entirety.
Applications require a narrative that outlines, among other information, how: the project will benefit a defined target population and strengthen education; the project relates to the school’s School Improvement Plan or the School District’s Five-Year Strategic Plan; the applicant will collaborate with the community; project expenditures and the sustainability of the project if applicable; and how outcomes of the project will be shared with colleagues and the community.
Grant recipients will be required to complete a grant evaluation report at the end of the grant cycle.
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