Bright Ideas Grants Applications Open for Fayette County Public Schools
The Fayette Education Foundation is thrilled to announce its first-ever round of Bright Ideas Grants. The application window is now open to all Fayette County Public Schools.
The Bright Ideas Grants (BIG) program promotes equity and excellence in classroom experiences, initiatives and programs that excite young minds and stimulate learning. These classroom enrichment grants are awarded to teachers, staff or schools to bring innovative ideas, concepts, or practices to life, or expand past successful ideas in the classroom or school. Funds will be allocated to programs that focus on creativity, innovation and academic success.
Funding is made possible from individuals and corporate donors. A special thanks to WesBanco, Valvoline, LG&E/KU and CHI Saint Joseph Health for funding the inaugural Bright Ideas Grants cycle.
Grant applications must align with one or more of the Foundation’s focus areas. Our current programmatic funding priorities include:
- increasing literacy
- career and technical education opportunities
- financial literacy or education
- STEM initiatives
- assisting low-performing schools
- assisting under-served populations.
Application Deadline: June 15, 2022
Recipients Notified: July 15, 2022
Eligible Applicants: All Fayette County Public Schools K-12 schools and school departments which includes teachers, educational assistants, librarians, counselors, social workers, and other school personnel. Applicants may apply as individuals or as part of a group.
Maximum Award Amount: $2,000
Generally, the Foundation will not fund requests for general administrative expenses, capital improvements, fundraising, or projects that do not support students or teachers within the Fayette County Public School district.
Applications and additional information are available online here or you may contact Carrie Boling, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 859-489-3805.