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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?

    Grants are awarded in the fall. The 2017 applications are due on October 23rd.

  • When can I apply?

    Grants are awarded in the fall. The 2017 applications are due on October 23rd.

  • 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.

  • 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.