Big Impact Grant
It's here! The Albany Public Schools Foundation has opened up the Big Impact Grant for 2019-20. All applications are due by January 27, 2020. Awards will be announced on February 14, 2020.
The grant proposal must be for a collaborative and innovative big impact project including two or more schools. The applicant(s) can be teachers from multiple elementary, middle or high schools who collaborate on a big project/program. For instance, in 2018-19, the middle schools received funds to help with Outdoor School supplies such as sleeping bags, rain gear and more. In 2017-18 the elementary music teachers received a grant which purchased music instruments for all 15 elementary schools. The goal of this grant program is to help a new program get started or expand an existing program. The Foundation is looking for an innovative idea that engages kids in hands-on activities.