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Helping Hand Grant

PTEF is pleased to announce the introduction of our new Helping Hand Grants for the 2020-2021 school year! In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the foundation seeks to lend a helping hand to our amazing Perry Township educators as they bravely navigate an environment that is changing by the minute.

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The following grants are currently on hold

Creative and Innovative Educator Grants

Any certified staff or administrator employed in Perry Township schools or servicing Perry Township students through Southside Special Services of Marion County during the 2017-2018 school year is eligible to apply. Grant requests will be considered in two categories: Grant A will fund projects up to $1,250 and Grant B will fund projects from $1,500 to $5,000. Only a LIMITED number of Grant B requests will be funded. All grant applications must be submitted ONLINE no later than 4 pm on Thursday, February 1, 2018 to be considered. Educators may apply for one grant in each category as an individual, or as lead applicant in one collaborative grant. Applicants may be a part of any number of collaborative grants but only once as lead applicant. Grants should positively impact Perry Township students, support innovative and creative teacher projects, and/or contribute directly to improved student achievement.

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Brown Endowment for Principal Leadership

The Perry Township Education Foundation is calling for grant proposals in the area of Principal Leadership. This opportunity is available, thanks to the generosity of Keith and Effie Brown. This grant will support professional development opportunities for principals and assistant principals. Grant requests will be considered up to $2,000. The deadline for submitting a proposal to the Foundation office is 4pm on December 1, 2016.

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Mary W. and Lawrence M. Borst Endowment Fund

The Borst Fund is a directed, endowed fund provided annually to Perry Township elementary schools. Mary and Lawrence were career teachers, and the Fund was created to memorialize their passion and commitment to education.

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Callon Endowment for Community Building and Development

The Perry Township Education Foundation is calling for grant proposals in the area of building and developing a sense of community with internal and external constituencies. This opportunity is available to grades 6, 7, and 8 to build on the legacy left by George F. Callon, thanks to the generosity of his family, friends, and former teachers, staff members, and colleagues. Coming in 2017-2018.

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Service Learning Endowment

Through the generosity of Ms. Rosemarie Kuntz and Bill and Jo Ellen Buffie, the Perry Township Education Foundation is calling for grant proposals in the area of Service Learning. This opportunity is available to grades 9, 10, 11, and 12. Service learning is an innovative teaching and learning method that integrates community activities into academic curricula. In school-based service learning, community experiences complement classroom studies and enable student to reflect and take action in addressing community needs.

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