Hamilton County Educators Can Now Apply For Mini-Grants From Unum

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Unum is offering mini-grants of up to $1,000 for educators in Hamilton County as part of the Strong Schools Grant Program. These mini-grants will be awarded to educators who are demonstrating creative ways to engage students and improve their learning and achievement levels, with special emphasis this year on integration of career preparation with academic content.

 

A total of $50,000 is available for the 2019-2020 school year, and the deadline for grant applications is June 7.

Unum started this program in 2009 and has awarded nearly half a million dollars in mini-grants to date.

 

Applications will be accepted through Friday. 

 

 Educators can apply here: https://www.unum.com/CHAstrongschoolsgrant

 

For more information, contact Rachel Hargis at 423 463-8926.


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