Deadline for Submissions: November 15th, 2018Decision: 3rd week in December
a) The grant proposal must include two or more schools in a collaborative project or program and impact a significantly large number of students. The applicant can be multiple Greater Albany Public School District schools, professional teams or departments. The grant applicant must be a certified or classified Greater Albany Public School District employee.
b) The grant proposal must have a written endorsement of a District administrator.
c) Grant Amount: Up to $15,000.
d) Grant seekers must complete and submit the Big Impact Grant application in accordance with the annual grant allocation guidelines and schedule.
e) Grant applications will be screened and reviewed by the Allocations Committee. Award recommendations will be brought forth from the Committee to the Board of Directors for final approval.
g) Grant recipients must submit a final grant evaluation and an in-person presentation to maintain eligibility for future grant applications. The evaluation, documenting the use of the funds and outcomes of the project is due by the end of the school year. Photos, video, thank you cards from students and other applicable materials are encouraged as part of the evaluation packet. The Albany Public Schools Foundation reserves the right to use the names of grant recipients, project descriptions, and other submitted materials in promotional and publicity materials.