School or Organization Information
The maximum award for an ECHOS Mini-Grant is $400. Schools with a current Member School Subscription can request up to $500. Not sure if you are part of a member school? A list can be found on our website: www.charactercouncilwny.org/member-schools/
You will need to upload a simple itemized budget for your project. This can be a Word, PDF or Excel form. Items in your budget should be included in your narrative. Please use the following format. Please do not include sales tax in your totals.
Please remember we cannot fund salaries/stipends, assembly fees (unless it is part of a wider initiatve program), or stand alone giveaways.
Theatre group performance.
Fundable: A kick off assembly as part of an ongoing character recognition program to recognize good character throughout the year.
Not Fundable: A one time performance without any followup activities and program to reinforce the message.
Purchase of Character Themed Pencils.
Fundable: Pencils that are given to students as part of a formal character recognition initiative.
Not Fundable: Pencils purchased for all students as a one time giveaway without being part of a larger programming initiatve.
Please check all information carefully before submitting. If you find need to amend your application after submission, you will have to fill out a new application. Be sure to select "AMENDED APPLICATION" option next to the submit button before you resubmit your proposal. Your first applicaiton will be deleted.