Mini Grants

Congratulations to our 2020-21 Mini-grant Awardees!!

  1. Amanda Coltman - Cibola High School Library                                      $400.00
  2. Jonica Flores - Cibola High School                                                          $390.00
  3. Mario Martinez - Yuma High School                                                       $500.00
  4. Rachel Mesa - H.L. Suverkrup Elementary / Crane                                   $499.28
  5. Timothy Morrison - Kofa High School                                                    $142.36
  6. Elynn Nelson - Crane Middle School                                                       $500.00
  7. Nicole Rangel - Crane Middle School                                                      $500.00
  8. Carolina Rodriguez - Yuma High School                                                 $500.00
  9. Amy Seeley - Kofa High School                                                               $480.90
  10. Bo Seibel - Yuma High School                                                                 $435.00
  11. Araceli Valtierra - Desert Sonora Elementary School / Somerton        $500.00
  12.  Caitlyn Zaksheske - Yuma High School Library                                      $490.00

The Education Foundation Board was pleased to be able to award a total of $5337.54 for the 2020-21 academic year to teachers across the county. 

Watch this website in March 2021 to see photos, videos, and/or reports of how mini-grant recipients used their funding.  The competition for 2021-22 will l open in August/September 2021.

Are you new to grant writing? Watch this helpful mini-grant how-to video produced by our friends at the Yuma Educators Summit.

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.
  4. 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.