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Guidelines for Mini-Grant Applications

The purpose of the Foundation is to generate and distribute financial support for enrichment programs or projects which enhance the quality of education and/or educational opportunities.

The objective of the mini-grant program is to encourage educational excellence through the funding of creative teaching and learning projects.

*Application deadline is the second Wednesday of November*


  1. Grant awards will generally be limited to $1000.00.  Exceptions will be considered based on the merit of the project proposal.

  2. All items purchased with mini-grant funds become the property of the School District.

  3. Individual teachers may apply each year.  However, previous year recipients and projects may receive lower priority in the allocation of mini-grant funds.

  4. The foundation reserves the right to recommend partial funding of a mini-grant request.

  5. Applications should follow the District procedures in requesting expenditures or reimbursements from their grant fund.

  6. In general, the Foundation will not consider proposals for hardware such as computer monitors, printers and the like.  Exceptions may be made based on the merit of the project proposal.

  7. Mini-grant recipients are required to provide a brief, written report (including photos, if applicable) to the Foundation regarding the outcome of their project during the school year in which the grant was awarded.

  8. In the evaluation process, emphasis will be placed on the creativity of the proposed project.

Please printout the grant application form.  Fill the application out completely and then mail it to the Otsego Education Foundation at the following address:

        Otsego Education Foundation

        P.O. Box 572

        Gaylord, MI 49734


Mini-Grant Form


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