The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation has set March 7 as the application deadline for its Hancock Education and HancockReads grants.
The Hancock Education Fund is a cooperative grant program established in 2001 between the Community Foundation, Findlay Rotary and Findlay Rotary’s Golden Apple Teachers. It provides money to promote classroom learning and to provide Hancock County teachers with resources that encourage learning activities.
Grantseekers are asked to focus on skills such as cultural awareness and diversity, creative thinking, technological savvy and interpersonal communication.
The grant is available to all K-12 Findlay City and Hancock County schools. Three categories are available: Teacher grants, up to $2,000; school grants, up to $4,000; and collaborative grants, up to $6,000. Up to $60,000 a year is available. Applicants must provide a minimum of a 30 percent funding match.
The mission of HancockReads is to ensure that individuals in Hancock County who have difficulty reading, writing or using basic math skills can find the help they need to become successful, and to ensure the current and future success of children. Up to $10,000 a year is available. Applicants must provide a minimum of a 30 percent funding match.
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