Funding Level: Up to $500 per educator
Eligibility: All Midland County kindergarten through grade 12 educators from public schools and non-public schools will be eligible to apply. While more than one grant may be submitted, only one grant will be awarded per educator per academic year. Note that all projects must be completed in the current academic year.
Evaluation Process: The Midland County Youth Action Council will review requests each month during the school year. Requests are due by day 15. Council members will not know the identity of the teacher or the school.
: Potential to improve student achievement; potential for continuation and/or replication; potential to enhance instructional skills
: Creativity of project; innovative approach; academic objective within curriculum context
: Clear plan for project implementation; teacher capability; cost effectiveness and realistic budget;
: Funding will not supplant existing funding - project cannot be achieved with existing school budget
Excluded Projects: Mini-grant applications will not be considered for facility renovation, religious activities or teachings, equipment that is not an integral part of the project, non-academic projects or trips out of this county unless a similar experience cannot be provided within the Great Lakes Bay Region.