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Education Grants and Jeff Reeves Memorial Education Grant

Grants to Illinois Private and Public Schools in Eligible
Counties for Activities that Enhance Education

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Corn Belt Energy

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Grants of $1,500 and one grant of $2,000 to Illinois private and public schools in eligible regions for projects and programs that advance education and foster innovative learning. Funding is intended for public school districts in the following counties: Bureau, Ford, DeWitt, Knox, Henry, La Salle, Logan, Marshall, Macon, McLean, Piatt, Putnam, Tazewell, Stark, and Woodford. Priority will be given to school activities that enhance learning and that are not receiving funds through the school’s budget.

Funding criteria for school programs:
- Promote innovation in the classroom
- Will enrich students' learning experience
- Impact a significant number of students at the school
- Establish potential for long-term benefit to the student body
- Include measurable indicators of success

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153423

Number of Grants:

Five schools will be awarded Education Grants and one school will be awarded the Jeff Reeves Memorial Education Grant.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Education Grant: $1,500
Jeff Reeves Memorial Education Grant: $5,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Public or private schools that serve children of Corn Belt Energy members may apply. Teachers and administrators of public or private K-12 schools that serve Corn Belt Energy cooperative families may apply. The school itself does not need to receive electricity from Corn Belt Energy.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Applications must be submitted by Monday, December 31, 2018.

Multiple projects within the same school can be combined to a total of the grant amount earned.

More information on Education Grants:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

For more information, please contact :
Hillary Cherry, Director of Communications & Marketing
1-800-879-0339 x 250

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois: Counties of: Bureau, DeWitt, Ford, Henry, Knox, La Salle, Logan, Macon, Marshall, McLean, Piatt, and Putnam, Tazewell, Stark, and Woodford.