Melrose Ed Foundation Awards Spring Mini-Grants: All schools Receive Grants
MELROSE, MA (April 24, 2015)—The Melrose Education Foundation is proud to announce that $5,200 in spring mini-grants have been made to Melrose Public Schools educators. Grants were awarded to all schools, from the Franklin ECC through Melrose High School.
This was a competitive grant round. During the two-week period of availability, the Foundation received a record number of applications totaling over $9,000 for about $5,000 available.
“We received 34 applications for support from across the Melrose Public School district, and we were very pleased to see such strong interest from so many educators on behalf of their students and their schools,” said Grants Co-Chair Kim LaFontana. “We congratulate the recipients and thank every educator who took the time to apply.”
Among other things, the spring 2015 mini-grants will:
“These grants are a testament to the many great ideas that Melrose educators have for improving teaching and learning in their classrooms,” said Foundation Vice President and Grants Co-Chair Jen McAndrew. “They would not be possible without the generosity of the families, local businesses and organizations that support the Foundation with their donations and volunteer time.”
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