Grants available to local educators


First Posted: 9/24/2008

Teachers from kindergarten through twelfth grade are invited to apply for the 2008-2009 Educational Mini-Grant Program, sponsored by the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority (LHVA). The program will award 10 grants of $500 each to educators in the Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit 19 service area. This includes classroom teachers, as well as educators at cultural, historic and environmental organizations and sites. The Mini-Grant Program, now in its fourth year, affords educators a unique opportunity for funding to produce classroom or community projects.
A workshop to review the LHVA Mini-Grant Program guidelines and tips, as well as about the application process, will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton. Parking is free and light refreshments will be served.
The deadline for submission is Friday, Oct. 31 at 12 p.m. Complete guidelines and the grant application are available on or by calling 963-6730 ext. 8200.

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