By on March 29, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 23, 2015

MELROSE, MA—Following another successful round of grants to educators this fall, the Melrose Education Foundation announces a spring round of mini-grants to Melrose Public Schools staff.

The Foundation is pleased to make available a total of $5,000 for smaller grants (of up to $300 each) to support professional development, technology, curriculum materials, and classroom-based projects that enhance curriculum.

The application period will be open March 30-April 10, 2015, and the online application will be available. Decisions will be announced on/around April 17, 2015.  Mini-grants may be used by educators this spring and/or during the summer months in preparation for the 2015-16 school year.

Applicants should kindly note the following:

  • Applicants must be MPS staff.
  • Each grant application may not exceed $300 (for an individual or a group).
  • Routine classroom supplies will not be funded.
  • Applications will be reviewed by the Board of the Melrose Education Foundation.
  • Activities should be carried out (and purchases must be made) before December 31, 2015.

Please visit melroseedfoundation.org/grant-application/ for more information and to submit an online application.

The Melrose Education Foundation envisions a community mobilized in support of a high-performing, innovative school district that engages all students, empowers educators to try bold, new ideas, and creates a student body that makes a difference in an ever-changing world.  To learn more or make a donation, visit oldsite.melroseedfoundation.org, follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MelroseED and on Twitter @MelroseED.