The 2022-2023 Bright Ideas teacher grant program awarded $50,737 to 74 Georgia certified teachers at elementary, middle, high schools, and private schools in the Amicalola EMC service area. This brings the program total to $576,870.59 since it began in 2010. Grants cannot exceed $1,000 each. Funding for the program comes from unclaimed capital credit refunds, released once a mandatory five-year waiting period has been exhausted. O.C.G.A §44-12-236.
The Bright Ideas education grant program is part of Amicalola EMC’s ongoing commitment to our schools and our communities. Amicalola EMC is a not-for-profit electric cooperative that serves approximately 55,000 locations in ten northwest Georgia counties.