Educational Grant

Thank you for your interest! Here are a few important thoughts:

  • STOP: Talk to your principal about your idea BEFORE you write your grant;
  • Final submission date is February 27, 2017; submitted on line by midnight;
  • Remember what you tell your students, correct spelling and proper grammar count!
  • Review Education Grant guidelines. and download this application in WORD. We recommend completing the Word document with your grant information before submitting it online.
  • Save a copy of your application on your compter. CUT AND PASTE YOUR APPLICATION INTO THE FORM BELOW. DO NOT EMAIL THE WORD DOCUMENT.

We strongly suggest that you save a copy of your application on your own computer in addition to submitting it on line. You can do that by writing your grant in the downloaded WORD document, saving it on your computer, then copying and pasting the document information into the fields below. DO NOT SUBMIT THE WORD DOCUMENT AS AN EMAIL ATTACHMENT.

If you have any questions, please contact Grants Co- Chair, Jack Howland at JHowland5@gmail.com or Nick D’Angelo at Nicholas.dangelo@us.pwc.com. You may also call the WFEE office at 781-756-8020 or email info@wfee.org.

Please note: all fields are required unless identified as optional.


Have you reviewed the Grant Guidelines in the link above?

Have you discussed this grant with your principal? yes

If you are a high school or middle school teacher, have you discussed this grant with BOTH your principal and your department head? yes


 
Part I. Applicant and Project Information
Title of project:
Project manager:
School:
Email:
Confirm email:
Telephone:
 
Additional applicant :
Name:
 Name:
School:
School:
Telephone:
Telephone:
 
Please check:
Individual grant
Major collaborative grant
Curriculum:
Target grade:
No. of students:
No. of staff :
Start date:
 
Part II: Grant proposal

 

A. Project Summary: Why do you think it is worthwhile? What excites you about the idea?



Summary:
 
B.Project Details:
Educational issue:

Describe the educational need(s) that this project addresses.
Please include a description of the link between your project and the Common Core standards and goals.




Goals & outcomes:

Please list your short and long term goals for the project. Goals should be realistic,
straight forward and measurable.

Consider the following questions when developing your goals:

  • What goals are reachable by the end of the school year?
  • Is there a long term impact on your classroom?
  • How will your students and school benefit from this grant?



 

Activities:

Describe the procedures and/or activities for implementing the project. If using a consultant, specify his/her role in this project, list the company website and links to any pertinent material to your proposal.




Innovation & Collaboration:

Describe how your project reflects one or more of the following:

  • An innovative approach to solving a problem
  • A collaborative approach to addressing a need. Describe the involvement of other faculty, parent groups and/or students.




Publicity:

How and when will you publicize your project to other teachers and the broader community?




Timeline:

Please provide a timetable of activities for the project.




Evaluation:

How you will measure the progress of your short term goals? Please establish concrete criteria for measuring each goal.


 
Part III: Budget and Explanation - please be specific

 

1. Supplies and materials.

Description 1:
  Cost 1:
Description 2:
  Cost 2:
Description 3:
  Cost 3:
Description 4:
  Cost 4:
Description 5:
  Cost 5:
Supplies:
 
2. Equipment (Please give as much information as possible about the equipment such as the product name, the manufacturer, model number, etc.) 
Description 1:
  Cost 1:
Description 2:
  Cost 2:
Description 3:
  Cost 3:
Description 4:
  Cost 4:
Description 5:
  Cost 5:
Equipment:
 
3. Personnel
Personnel 1:
  Hourly rate :
    # of hours
  Cost 1:

 

Personnel 2:
  Hourly rate :
    # of hours
  Cost 2:

 

Personnel 3:
  Hourly rate :
    # of hours
  Cost 3:

 

Personnel:
   
Total costs:
   
4. Budget Explanation:
Help us understand the costs associated with your project. Have you compared prices among different vendors? If you think the cost of a particular material or supply might raise questions, justify it. Perhaps you can break it out on a per pupil basis or explain why the item is so necessary.
Budget explanation:

5. Sometimes funds are not available to fully fund a proposal.  However, the WFEE may be able to fund part of a proposal with the hope that the shortfall can be found elsewhere, or the scope of the project can be limited to the available budget.  If this is the case in this proposal, please indicate the minimum amount needed for you to continue and briefly describe how you would reduce the scope of the proposal to accommodate the minimum amount
Minimum budget:

Briefly describe how you would reduce the scope of the proposal to accommodate the minimum amount.
Description:

 
Part VI: Understanding
 
 

By accepting funding, grant recipients agree to:

  1. Participate in the WFEE grant evaluation process, including submitting a final report on the grant’s outcomes and the expenditure of funds.

  2. Seek approval from the WFEE of changes in the implementation or focus of the project.

  3. Publicize the project directly to parents, teachers and the community at large by means of the school newsletter, etc. Press releases, reviewed by WFEE, should be submitted to local newspapers (including, but not limited to, The Woburn Daily Times Chronicle, The Winchester Star and The Boston Globe, North West). When issuing statements and/or press releases describing the project, the following information must be included:  This project is supported by a grant from the Winchester Foundation for Educational Excellence”.  Encourage the replication of WFEE grants by making all equipment and materials accessible to other teachers and administrators.

  4. Successful applicants must notify WFEE about their publicity plans and follow through on those plans. In the case of Major Collaborative Grants, failure to do so may jeopardize grant funding.

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