Milford Education Foundation

MEF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, that is comprised of volunteers dedicated to promoting excellence, innovation and creativity in education for our children and community. We believe a community with a strong education system enhances quality of life by attracting businesses, retaining property values, and fostering community pride.

Email: info@milfordedfoundation.com

Phone: 203-941-0633

Registered Charity: 46-3577672

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Applications are welcome from all Milford Public School District Teachers.

Application Deadline: Monday, November 18, 2019

Award Notification: Week of December 2, 2019

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION & INSTRUCTIONS  (304KB PDF)

 

ONLINE APPLICATION

Preferred Method of Submission

Teacher Mini-Grant Criteria


The funds awarded by the Foundation will be targeted at projects that will:

  • Relate directly to student learning and growth

  • Strengthen the curriculum through the development of innovative programs

  • Enhance the educational resources available to students

While the Foundation welcomes innovative ideas from all disciplines, we would like 50% of the awarded grants to align with specific subject matter interests as follows:

  • Social & Emotional Learning: e.g., mindfulness, emotional intelligence, impact of arts with social learning, community improvement, dealing with divisiveness

  • Creativity and the Arts: e.g., encouraging innovation, learning from outside experts

  • Interdisciplinary Learning: e.g., connecting common themes/concepts across subject matters

  • Science/Technology: e.g., increasing hands-on experiences, interaction with outside professionals, furthering programmatic logic and exploring robotics engineering and artificial intelligence

  • Math: e.g., using innovative reinforcement tools, promoting real-world contextualization

Special Grants, Specific Criteria

 

MEF has grants that were provided by donors who have designated specific criteria:

Dr. Matt Paterna Health Healthcare Education and Leadership Mini-Grant. This grant will fund a project related to encouraging students to focus on healthy living and developing leadership skills.

 

Nash Family Government, Leadership, and Civic Engagement Mini-Grant.  This grant will fund a project that promotes leadership and encourages civic engagement.