EDUCATION PLUS! MINI-GRANT PROGRAM
SCF has awarded 2012-13 funding in support of 18 Education Plus! projects. Please click on this link to view the list of 2012-13 Education Plus! Mini-Grant Recipients
. Award letters and checks were mailed to recipient schools on Monday, December 17, 2012. Please check with your administrative office if you are one of the teachers who have been awarded funding for your project.
Click on this link to view the list of our 2012-13 Education Plus! Program Donors
. We appreciate their generosity, and the Foundation is grateful for their continuing support of our program, and Solano County schools.
Five Grant areas for 2012-2013
Funding has been provided for projects that described the “Plus” factor and addressed one of the five grant areas below. The projects selected will encourage creativity, increase student motivation to learn and enrich the standard curriculum, or school activities in ways that directly affect students’ day-to-day school experiences.
- Academic Mentoring
- Financial Literacy
- Performing Arts
- Science & Technology
- Social Media
THE EDUCATION "PLUS!" FACTOR
The "Plus!" factor must be clearly defined in your project application. The criterion for application ranking was revised to aid our grants committee members in reviewing applications and project selection. SCF has also refined the selection procedures used by the committee. These modifications have resulted in a more rigorous, highly competitive selection process used in awarding up to a maximum amount of up to $1,000 for each project. Click HERE
to review some very helpful "Proposal Writing Tips"
to use when preparing your project application.
2013-2014 APPLICATION CYCLE
The program application cycle begins again in September, 2013 for all teachers at Solano County public schools. Since the launch of the Education Plus! Mini-Grant Program in 2000, over 18,000 students have participated in funded projects!
In light of the dramatic and continued budget cuts throughout California, and the devastating impact on our local public schools, the Education Plus! Mini-Grant Program is more important now than ever. Application materials will be available to view and download from this page in late August, 2013.