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FEA-Retired Innovative Grants

Each year, FEA Retired recognizes and supports active FEA members with $100.00 FEA-R Innovative Grants for projects that will enhance efficient and effective teaching and student learning.

To apply, download the application (Microsoft Word doc or PDF form) and return it to your local union office, attention Retiree President. Please contact your District Director (listed on page 2 of the application) for due date.

FEA/Retired is proud to continue its classroom enhancement grant program. This program helps working FEA members implement educational programs for students that otherwise could not successfully exist due to a lack of budgetary funding and support. The criteria are broad and are only limited by the ingenuity of the teacher.

The possibilities are endless. Here are a few projects created by previous winners:

  • A third grade teacher held an ice cream social for the other 3rd grade classes and in the process taught the children about graphics, multiplication and how to write invoices.
  • A kindergarten teacher purchased magnet white boards so the students could practice their letters and words for reading readiness.
  • A first grade teacher bought 5 guitars to start a beginners guitar class for 1st graders
  • A High Scholl drama teacher used the money to produce and host a play “The Bully Show” from 18 elementary and middle schools in her district.
  • See more grant winners

Your imagination and creativity are all that will limit your participation. FEA-R asks that all winners send FEA Retired a short report about the project and its success. This grant is open to all members, including teachers and education staff professionals.

To apply, download the application (Microsoft Word doc or PDF form) and return it to your local union office, attention Retiree President. Please contact your District Director (listed on page 2 of the application) for due date.

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