AUBURN HILLS, Mich. and MADISON, Wis. and LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meemic Foundation and Quill.com announced today the launch of Quill.com Back to School Grants, a grant program that will award 1,500 teachers across Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois up to $100 each to use for back to school supplies through Quill.com. The two organizations have created an educational partnership to bring special grants to educators eager to teach their passion in class yet be cost efficient. Applications can be submitted April 18 through June 30.
Educators who want to apply for the grant need to answer only three simple questions. The Meemic Foundation and Quill.com will be giving away a total of $150,000 for this grant round and 1,500 grant recipients will be selected. This is the highest number of grant recipients ever for one grant round.
"Helping the educational community has always been at the heart of our mission," said Pamela Harlin, spokesperson for the Meemic Foundation. "We're so grateful for our partnership with Quill.com to be able to provide hardworking teachers and staff alike the chance to receive much-needed funding for vital classroom activities through our Foundation Club."
Education employees can apply for a Quill.com Back to School Supplies Grant here: www.MeemicFoundation.org/BacktoSchool
In April of 2015, the Meemic Foundation created a new opportunity for any education employee to join and have access to exclusive offerings and grants throughout the year. The creation? The Foundation Club. Through free registration to the Club, members benefit from offers like the Quill.com partnership. Members can enjoy the savings on classroom supplies by registering with Quill.com, providing them direct access to Quill.com discounts.
"We care about our educators," said Harlin. "We hope that this grant will bring much needed relief to our members as they're able to both inspire the next generation of students and save money while doing it."
About Meemic Insurance Company
Meemic Insurance Company (www.meemic.com) provides personal lines insurance products solely and exclusively to teachers and other educational employees in Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois. For more than 65 years, Meemic remains a Michigan-based, teacher-founded company, proud partner of the educational community, committed to offering the finest possible protection, products and services at preferred rates. Trust Meemic for claims excellence, policy payment options to meet your needs and products tailored solely to the educational community we serve. Meemic is a financially strong company (A. M. Best rating effective December 2015). Best of all, by choosing Meemic, you're also supporting fellow educators through The Meemic Foundation for the Future of Education, which provides exclusive educational grants for teachers. Our stability and reputation for integrity builds the confidence of our policyholders and remains the foundation for our continued mission to serve the educational community.
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SOURCE The Meemic Foundation