Applications from Melrose Public School Educators Due November 10
MELROSE (October 6, 2014) – The Melrose Education Foundation – in partnership with the City of Melrose – is making $20,000 in grants available to Melrose Public School educators and staff until November 10. Educators can apply for grants online at www.oldsite.melroseedfoundation.org/mef-grants.
Grant recipients will be notified by Tuesday, November 25, 2014.
Educators and staff across all subjects and grade levels in Melrose Public Schools are encouraged to apply. Grants can be used to purchase professional development, technology, and curriculum materials as a way to pilot new initiatives or expand on innovative programs already underway.
“The City of Melrose is proud once again to be partnering with the Melrose Education Foundation in awarding grants to educators across the City,” said Mayor Rob Dolan. “The positive impact of these grants has been felt at every school and at every grade level. The success of the Foundation is a true testament to our community and its values. I look forward to this partnership between the City, its residents and businesses, and the Foundation continuing to grow each year.”
A non-profit 501(c)(3), The Melrose Education Foundation launched in June 2013 and offers a fall and spring grant cycle.
“Last year, we awarded 37 grants to educators, totaling more than $20,000,” said Lisa Lewis, president of the Melrose Education Foundation. “These grants helped to enrich curriculum, pilot new technology, and support professional development. As we embark on our first grants cycle of the school year, we hope to do even more.”
The Foundation encourages parents to remind their children’s teachers about the availability of Melrose Education Foundation Grants and to urge them to apply.
For more information about the Melrose Education Foundation, to access the grant application, or to make a tax-deductible donation to support the grants program, go to: www.MelroseEdFoundation.org/.