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Grants of $1,000 to USA public middle schools and high schools in multiple states to support athletic programs that are in danger of closing due to reduced budgets. Applications will be accepted from employees of schools located in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, DC, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming.
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
Additional Criteria for Eligibility
Applications must be submitted by an active employee of the public school for which the grant is being requested. The applicant must be a current member, or referred by a current member, of the state NEA affiliate or one of our other participating educator associations including: ACSA, CASE, COSA, KASA, NASA, UASSP, UAESP. Please advise your Principal and Athletics Director of your grant request. California Casualty will be in contact with them in regard to your application status.
Awards must be used to subsidize the sports program(s) identified on the grant application and cannot be used for individual student awards, construction projects, organizations whose primary purpose is fundraising, or other school programs.
The deadline is January 15th for grant requests to be considered for the current school year. Applications received after January 15th will be considered for next year's grant program.
A selection committee will review all applications and determine award recipients. All applicants who submitted their application by January 15 will be notified of their status by May 30 of the same year. All other applications will be considered for an award the following year. Checks will be made payable to your school.
Only one grant will be awarded per school per academic year and schools will not be awarded two consecutive years. If your school is not awarded this year, your school will be eligible to apply again next year.