New Competition for Education Grants to Open Soon

Florida Power & Light (FPL) plans to soon open up its 2015 teacher grants program that focuses on STEM education, conservation and the environment; projects must be in Florida.

Eligibility: Public, private and charter school teachers at elementary, middle and high schools in FPL’s service territory; Funding: Multiple awards up to $1,000 each; Deadline: The next round of grants opens Aug. 15 and runs to Nov. 15.

These grants support energy-related classroom projects. Teachers may submit more than one project application as long as the projects address more than one energy topic. Applications from teams will be accepted, but only one grant will be given per project. Teams should select one member to be the reporting and administrative manager of the grant.

Contact: Maureen Wilt at maureen.wilt@fpl.com

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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