Educational Excellence Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of projects are typically approved?
Educational Excellence grants support innovative projects that directly impact student learning, either as a classroom-based initiative or a school-wide program. These grants fund everything from enrichment literature for classroom libraries to grade-level materials to enliven science, to school-wide initiatives to inspire writers.
Who Can Apply?
Any Montclair Public School staff member or representative of a school-based parent organization.
When can I apply?
Grants are awarded in the fall. The 2016 applications are due on October 7th.
What is expected of me if I am awarded a grant?
At the end of the project, grantees complete an evaluation survey and supply MFEE with photos, student testimonials, or short videos to document the project.
What is the average grant award?
Awards range from $90 - $1,000. The average grant size is approximately $700. MFEE awards partial funding in many cases.
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