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Sharon Center School Millennium Fund Grant

Grants to Connecticut Students, School Personnel, Individuals, and
Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Enhance Education in a Local School

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Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (BTCF) - Sharon Center School Millenium Fund

Deadline Date:

10/15/21 11:59 PM EST

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Connecticut students, teachers, school administrators and staff members, parents, nonprofits, and community members in eligible areas to enhance the quality of education in a local school. Funding is intended to enrich the learning experience of students and teachers of the Sharon Center School.

Priority will be given to proposals that rely on volunteer efforts and that show additional means of support. Possible projects include, but are not limited to: independent study; new programs; extracurricular activities; individual creative projects, in or outside the classroom; visiting speakers; artists-in-residence; professional development for teachers; scientific, athletic, or technical equipment; library resources, and class field trips. The goal of the Fund is to ensure the highest level of achievement for the students and enhance their capacity to achieve excellence both in school and in the community. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181208

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants awarded will generally range from $100 to $1,000 for the first several years as the fund builds its endowment.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation seeks proposals for grants from students, teachers, administrators, staff, parents, nonprofits and members of the Sharon Center School community.

Grants from the Fund will not replace public dollars for the school district. The Fund seeks primarily to help cover the direct costs of projects (not salaries).

Berkshire Taconic does not support organizations that, in their constitution, by-laws, or practice, discriminate against a person or group on the basis of age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation or religious belief.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to apply is October 15, 2021 by 11:59 PM EST.

All BTCF grant applications should be made online unless otherwise noted.

You will be notified by email if your organization received full or partial funding or in some cases, if funding has been denied. Decisions are typically made within 6-8 weeks after the application deadline.

How to Apply:
http://www.berkshiretaconic.org/bReceivebNonprofitsIndividuals/AboutGrantsandScholarships/GrantsHowtoApply.aspx

FAQs: http://www.berkshiretaconic.org/bReceivebNonprofitsIndividuals/AboutGrantsandScholarships/GrantsFAQs.aspx

Registration Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etScRJXC2bE

Application Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oPa0E3V7uU

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For nonprofit organizations:
https://www.berkshiretaconic.org/bReceivebNonprofitsIndividuals/SearchApplyforGrants/www.berkshiretaconic.org/nonprofitgrants

For all other applicants:
https://www.berkshiretaconic.org/bReceivebNonprofitsIndividuals/SearchApplyforGrants/www.berkshiretaconic.org/individualgrants

Direct questions to:
Maeve O’Dea, Program Director
413.229.0370 x 111
Maeve@berkshiretaconic.org

Amy Taylor, Community Engagement Officer for Education
413.229.0370 x 107
ataylor@berkshiretaconic.org

Application process questions:
Caitlin Healy, Grants Associate
413.229.0370 x 115
chealy@berkshiretaconic.org

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
800 North Main Street
Sheffield, MA 01257-9503

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