Bright Ideas teacher grant program begins August 1

Amicalola EMC’s Bright Ideas teacher grant program is a competition designed to reward teachers who take the time to plan, research and put into action a creative classroom learning experience for students. Since the program began in 2010, a total of $387,664.42 has been awarded to fund 593 classroom projects. The program is offered to Georgia certified teachers at elementary, middle, high schools and private schools within the Amicalola EMC service area.

2019 timeline
Beginning August 1 – Applications accepted
August 30 – Early bird deadline
September 6 – Final deadline to apply

Grants will be funded up to a maximum of $1000 each. Teachers who submit their application by the early-bird deadline of August 30 will be entered into a random drawing for one of several gift cards. Program details are available at, My Community, Bright Ideas.

The Bright Ideas teacher grant program is part of Amicalola EMC’s ongoing commitment to education. Funding for the program is in accordance with Georgia’s unclaimed property laws O.C.G.A. §44-12-236. Amicalola EMC is a not-for-profit electric cooperative that serves more than 49,000 locations in ten north Georgia counties. Amicalola EMC is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Posted on July 22, 2019

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