The New Jersey Education Association (NJEA), as a Sustainable Jersey for Schools program Underwriter, is contributing $180,000 to support a Sustainable Jersey for Schools Small Grants Program cycle. With this contribution, NJEA has provided $750,000 to support a sustainable future for children across the state.
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The 2017 NJEA Schools Small Grants Program cycle will award:
Online Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at midnight
|Click HERE for the $10,000 School District and School Grant Application|
|Click HERE for the $2,000 SchooGrant Application|
NOTE: All applications must be submitted using the online application portal via the links above. You must create an account on the portal to access the grant application. This account is different from the account used to access your certification application.
Also, please note that each Sustainable Jersey for Schools Small Grant cycle is unique. Information on previously submitted applications is not carried over from application to application. Previous applicants must create a new application each cycle.
Recipient Announcement Date: mid-December 2017
An informational webinar will be held Wednesday, September 14, 2017 from 3:00-4:00pm to review the application process and eligibility requirements.
Successful grant applications often represent innovative projects underway throughout the state, and can act as a model and generate ideas for other municipalities. Grant applications should always relate to the completion of a Sustainable Jersey for Schools action, or an innovative project. Always make sure to carefully review the evaluation criteria, as this is what the selection committee bases their application reviews on.
Review the Sustainability Summit Presentation, "Funding Helps! Tips for a Successful Grant Application," to examine the key components of the evaluation criteria, and also read about some of the lessons learned from past grant projects. Keep these things in mind as you develop your grant proposal so that it is clear, concise, and doable within the performance period.
This Small Grants Program cycle is funded by:
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or call Kaitlyn Vollmer at 609-771-3189.
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