Power Company Seeks Applications for Classroom Projects

American Electric Power is seeking applications from pre-K-12 teachers for classroom projects that will improve student achievement. Project must be conducted during the 2018-19 school year Deadline: Feb. 23, 2018

Through the Teacher Vision grant program, AEP will award mini-grants of up to $500 for projects with an academic focus and a goal to improve student achievement. Priority will be given to projects that promote science, mathematics, technology, electrical safety, the balanced study of energy and the environment, and energy efficiency.

Special consideration will be given to projects that incorporate matching funds, community resources, and interdisciplinary or team-teaching projects. Funds may not be used for stipends or meals.

A limit of one grant may be awarded per teacher per year. Grants may be limited to two per school per school year. To be eligible, applicants must be a pre-K-12 teacher who lives or teaches in an AEP service area or in a community with a major AEP facility (AR, IN, KY, LA, MI, OH, OK, TN, TX, VA and WV).

Info: https://goo.gl/sH0qWK (NOFA); Barry Schumann, 614-716-1668 or blschumann@aep.com, e-mail.

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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