Bright Ideas has funded 8,300 education grants in N.C. – will yours be next?
North Carolina's Touchstone Energy Cooperatives accepting applications through September
The Bright Ideas education grant program, sponsored by North Carolina’s electric cooperatives, provides funding to North Carolina
teachers for innovative classroom projects that fall outside normal funding parameters.
Since the program began in 1994, about $8.5 million has been given to educators for more than 8,300 projects benefitting well over 1.5 million students.
Will your project be next? Apply Now!
To begin an application, click on the “Apply Now” tab above.
Applications are accepted each year from April through mid-September, and the final deadline depends on your school’s sponsoring electric cooperative.
Each year, about 600 grants are funded across the state. To find out if your school is eligible, click the “Search for My School” tab above.
Apply early for a chance to win $500!
Teachers who submit their application by the early-bird deadline of Friday, Aug. 16 will be entered to win a $500 gift card.
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