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that Enhance the Educational Experience of Local Students

Lanesborough Initiative for Excellence (LIFE)

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Funding Source:

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Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (BTCF)

Deadline Date:

12/01/21

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations and individuals in eligible locations for activities that benefit local students. Funding is intended to support programs and projects such as independent study, visiting speakers, extracurricular activities, and class field trips, as well as the purchase of needed equipment. The purpose of the program is to enhance and enrich the educational experience of the students and teachers in the local school district. Funds must serve the residents of Lanesborough.

The Lanesborough Initiative For Excellence (LIFE) is seeking proposals for grants from students, teachers, administrators, staff, parents, nonprofits and members of the community of the Lanesborough Elementary School for projects that will fulfill the purposes of the fund. LIFE wants to ensure the highest level of achievement for students and enhance their capacity to achieve excellence both in school and in the community.

Possible projects include, but are not limited to: Independent study; new programs; extracurricular activities; individual creative projects, in or outside the classroom; visiting speakers; artists-in-residence; professional development for teachers; scientific, athletic, or technical equipment; library resources and class field trips.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177061

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants awarded will generally range from $100 to $1,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants include students, teachers, administrators and community members for projects that enhance the educational experience of students and teachers in the Lanesborough School District.

LIFE is seeking proposals for grants from students, teachers, administrators, staff, parents, nonprofits and members of the community of the Lanesborough Elementary School.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: 12/01/21

Priority will be given to proposals that rely on volunteer efforts and that show additional means of support.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To apply online:

- For nonprofits: https://www.berkshiretaconic.org/bReceivebNonprofitsIndividuals/SearchApplyforGrants/www.berkshiretaconic.org/nonprofitgrants

- For all other applicants:
https://www.berkshiretaconic.org/bReceivebNonprofitsIndividuals/SearchApplyforGrants/www.berkshiretaconic.org/individualgrants

Maeve O'Dea
Program Director
413.229.0370 x 111
Maeve@berkshiretaconic.org

Amy Taylor
Community Engagement Officer for Education
413.229.0370 x 107
ataylor@berkshiretaconic.org

For questions about application processes, email Grants Associate Caitlin Healy at chealy@berkshiretaconic.org.

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
800 North Main Street
Sheffield, MA 01257-9503
413-229-0370

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