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Bright Ideas Program

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Mission:

The Bright Ideas education grant program, sponsored by Jefferson Energy Cooperative, strives to improve education in classrooms by awarding grants to teachers for innovative, classroom-based projects that would not otherwise be funded.

Eligibility:

Georgia certified teachers at public and private schools in the Jefferson Energy Cooperative service area. Multiple teachers may apply from on school. One grant application per teacher, per year will be accepted. Winners from past years are eligible to reapply.

Grant Criteria:

Must provide a creative learning experience for students, benefit and directly involve students, follow a clearly defined plan of implementation, and promote teamwork among students.

Subjects:

Grants are open to all subjects.

Grant Limits:

Individual projects an be funded up to $1,000.

Application:

Applications will be provided to eligible schools and may be mailed or emailed to the program director at Jefferson Energy Cooperative.

Judges and Awards:

Applications will be reviewed by the Jefferson Energy Foundation Board and the winners selected by the Bright Ideas Selection Committee. Grant winners will be notified and awarded funds during the month of October.

Click here to obtain an application for the 2017 Bright Ideas Program.

Contact Steve Chalker at 706-547-5013 or schalker@jec.coop for more information.

 

 

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