What is the focus of the michigan youth education fund?
The Michigan Youth Education Fund is focused on providing grants to qualifying student organizations in order to reduce the cost burden on students attending educational events. We currently focus on high school programs, but look forward to expanding our programs to all K-12 organizations in the state of Michigan when financially viable.
why was the michigan youth education fund founded?
The Michigan Youth Education fund was founded to reduce barriers for and access to educational opportunities outside of the classroom.
What area does the Michigan youth education fund serve?
The Michigan Youth Education Fund serves k-12 schools across the state of Michigan.
How is the Michigan youth education fund funded?
The Michigan Youth Education Fund is funded through donors, grants, and public funding when available. We rely on donors like you to support our programs and mission.
When was the michigan youth education fund founded?
The Michigan Youth Education Fund was founded on April 22, 2020!
Grant Application FAQs
How should I distribute grant funding to students?
The goal of the educational opportunity grant program is to reduce the overall cost burden on students attending. educational events and opportunities. Once you receive a favorable grant determination, your funding will be distributed directly to the event or in cases where that is not possible, to your educational institution. The two most common methods of distributing grant funds. are as follows.
Apply the total award amount toward the total cost of the trip and divide the remaining costs evenly among students.
Use the total award amount to cover the costs of students trips whom were previously unable to attend due to the financial burden.
What are the post-event reporting REQUIREMENTS
Once your educational event has concluded, you will be sent a questionnaire to fill out regarding the impact of the educational opportunity grant. This allows us to measure our organizations impact and better serve our community. Grant funding is contingent upon the completion of this survey.
What do I need to complete the grant APPLICATION?
To compete the grant application, you will need your contact information, educational institution information (including NCES ID number), student group information, event information, and responses to our grant selection questions.
How long does it take to complete the grant application?
The application take between 15 and 30 minutes to complete.
Can I apply for a grant through email, mail, or by phone?
No, applicants must apply through the online application form. No other submission methods are accepted.
Who should submit the grant application?
It depends! If you are applying for an individual student grant, any student enrolled in an accredited Michigan High School can apply. If you are applying for a group grant, an eligible education professional who advises or supervises the student organization making the request and is willing to plan and execute the trip.
What are the differences between the two grants?
Both grants are a part of the Educational Opportunity Program. The student grant program is to help reduce the cost burden for individual students, and the group grant program is to help reduce the overall cost burden on student groups.
how is the grant awarded?
Once you receive a Letter of Determination approving your grant request, a check for the awarded amount will be directly sent to your educational institution.