2011 Education Grants

The Family Support Network of Eastern North Carolina, provides emotional support and resource information to families of children with disabilities, chronic illness, premature birth and to parents who have experienced the death of a child.

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS:

2011 FSN-ENC EDUATION GRANTS

September 1, 2011

The Family Support Network of Eastern North Carolina (FSN-ENC) Education Grant Program is designed to provide funding to the educational community for equipment and/or materials to help a child or children with special needs.  This year we will accept grants up to $500.  The grant selection is very competitive so please be as specific as possible in your application.

Grant applicants must be from Pitt County only.

Grants will be awarded for equipment or materials to be used in the classroom and/or at home by a child or children with special needs.   Selection criteria will include evidence of need; other funding sources attempted; number of children/families that will benefit; potential for reuse of equipment; and how the proposal relates to the mission of FSN-ENC.

The application deadline is October 21, 2011.

Applications are to be completed in MS Word format using the Application Form linked here and email as an attached file to  fsnenc@gmail.com

For questions or to obtain further information, you may contact FSN of ENC at 252-328-9332, or by mail at:

CDSA, Attn: Education Grant Committee

Irons Bldg.,  Oglesby Drive

Greenville, NC 27858

FSN of ENC Education Grant Committee will review applications.  Funding decisions will be made and applicants will be notified by November 15.  If you are a recipient of an Education Grant, you will be required to attend the FSN-ENC preview party free of charge at the Greenville Convention on the evening of December 3, 2010.  Checks will be awarded at that time and photographs taken.  Award recipients agree to being interviewed and photographed, and to submit a brief year-end report summarizing how the funds were used.

IF YOU RECEIVED AN AWARD IN 2010 YOU MUST SUBMIT A

SUMMARY REPORT BY OCTOBER 3, 2011 TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE 2011 FUNDING CYCLE.

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