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Mini-Grants for Education

Grants to USA K-12 Teachers and Administrators in Multiple
States for Projects in STEM, Environment, and Literacy

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Foundation / Corporation

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Grants ranging from $100 to $500 to Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Louisiana, New Jersey, New Mexico, and Texas K-12 teachers for classroom projects in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Examples of requests include field trips, literacy efforts, and incentives for student performance.

Project Categories:
-Mining, mineral and natural resources
-Reading and literacy
-STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162240

Estimated Size of Grant:

$100 - $500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants may be teachers, school administrators or parent volunteers/PTA officials at public and private schools located in or near communities where Freeport-McMoRan has a presence.

Applications must be submitted through the K-12 school.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted online.

A school is eligible to receive up to four (4) mini-grants during each application period. Each applicant/teacher/classroom may receive one mini-grant award per school year.

Key Dates:
-Application Window: May 1 – August 30
-Awards Announced: November 1

Contact Information:

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

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Grant Coverage Areas:

Applicants must be located in or near communities where Freeport-McMoRan has a presence.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona: Ajo, Bagdad, Bisbee, Globe/Miami, Graham County, Green Valley/Sahuarita, Greenlee County, Jerome/Clarkdale, Maricopa County, Native American Communities (Hualapai, San Carlos Apache, Tohono O'odham and White Mountain Apache Tribes), and Tucson;   Colorado: Clear Creek and Grand Counties; and Lake, Summit, Chaffee, and Eagle Counties;   Connecticut: Norwich;   Iowa: Ft. Madison;   Louisiana: Greater New Orleans (parishes of: Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, Tangipahoa);   New Jersey: Elizabeth;   New Mexico: Grant County (New Mexico Operations);   Texas: El Paso