Bright Ideas Education Grant Application
Please read this information carefully before completing the application.
Purpose: The Bright Ideas program is designed to financially support classroom projects for which funding is currently unavailable.
Eligibility: Applicant must be a Georgia certified teacher. Teachers may apply for one grant per school year.
Grant Limit: Projects are open to all subjects and may be funded up to $1,000. Projects must be introduced within current school year.
Selection Criteria: All applications requesting technology items (iPads, etc.) must have the prior approval of the school’s IT Department. Projects must provide a creative learning experience for students, benefit and directly involve students, contain a clearly defined plan of implementation and encourage teamwork among students. Grants are for classroom projects; grants cannot be used for professional development, field trips, student fees, etc.
Deadline: All applications must be submitted online at www.amicalolaemc.com. Applications will be accepted beginning on August 1, 2023. Early bird deadline is August 31, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. All applications must be received by Amicalola EMC by 5:00 p.m. on September 8, 2023. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
Program sponsor: Amicalola EMC is the sponsor of the Bright Ideas grant program. Amicalola EMC is a not-for-profit electric cooperative that serves approx. 55,000 locations in Bartow, Cherokee, Dawson, Fannin, Forsyth, Gilmer, Gordon, Lumpkin, Murray and Pickens counties. The Bright Ideas program is funded using unclaimed property in accordance with O.C.G.A. 44-12-236.
Stacey Fields, Director of Public Relations
544 Hwy 515 South
Jasper, GA 30143