Mini Grants

 

Congratulations to the following Yuma County educators for being awarded a mini-grant as a result of their proposal submissions.  We had 23 proposals submitted this year, and the Education Foundation approved granting funding to 11 of the 23 for a total of $4776.93 in funding.

Congratulations to the following educators and to their schools:

 

  1. Frances Flynn                 Salida del Sol Elementary      $405.40
  2. Terri Miguel                    South West Jr. High                 $500.00
  3. Jonathan Bailey             Gary Knox Elementary           $405.00
  4. Candice Brown              Gila Vista Jr. High                     $498.96
  5. Araceli Valtierra            Desert Sonora Elementary    $500.00
  6. Cynthia Cabanillas       Gowan Science Academy       $459.00
  7. Deann Best                    Mesquite Elementary             $472.20
  8. Jan Philpot                     Ron Watson Middle School   $500.00
  9. Amanda Coltman        Cibola High School Library     $375.00
  10. Cathleen Klakulak       Kofa High School Science       $335.90
  11. Tim Gilliland                 Desert Mesa Elementary        $325.47

 

The Educational Foundation of Yuma County offers mini-grants to Yuma County educators each year to assist with special projects or programs in their classroom. The mini-grants are competitive grants with a maximum funding of $500.00.  Watch this website for the announcment for the 2018-19 school year competition.

Before you apply, check with your business office regarding your district policy on using grant funds should your application be funded.  

Mini-Grant Criteria:

  1. Projects and programs must support the school and grade level State Standards.
  2. The mini-grant will not fund field trips.
  3. Selected projects must expend funds during the current school year.

 

ALL MATERIALS PURCHASED WITH FUNDING FROM A MINI-GRANT BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE SCHOOL AND ARE TO BE LEFT AT THE RECIPIENT’S SCHOOL UPON LEAVING THAT SCHOOL.

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Questions about the mini-grants can be directed to Nancy Blitz, (928) 344-7677.

 


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