Applications are welcome from all Milford Public School District Teachers.
Application Deadline: Monday, November 18, 2019
Award Notification: Week of December 2, 2019
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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.