MADISON, Wis., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meemic Foundation, a non-profit organization created by Michigan-based Meemic Insurance Company, has been offering financial assistance in the form of grants to schools and educators for many years. The Foundation has helped some of the most passionate teachers around the world inspire students through its financial support of education initiatives. Today, The Meemic Foundation announced that 35 schools across the state have received book grants for the 2013-2014 school year, totaling $15,751.
"The goal of Meemic Foundation grants is to provide the resources necessary for teachers to create a dynamic learning environment for students," said Pamela Harlin, Director of The Meemic Foundation. "We are thrilled to be able to provide funding to 35 schools across Wisconsin with book grants to further education initiatives and we are pleased to be able to offer financial support and recognition for outstanding Wisconsin educators."
The grant process is simple. Educators need only to visit the Foundation website and complete the easy online grant application, outlining their request for a grant. Grant applications are evaluated based on an assortment of criteria that are provided on The Meemic Foundation website.
Any employee of a Wisconsin public, private, charter or parochial school, from pre-school to post-secondary education, may apply for a Meemic Foundation grant. Educators from the same school are welcome to submit proposals for different grant requests.
The support offered from The Meemic Foundation allows for teachers to invest in the future of their students and provide opportunities that may not be possible due to funding concerns. Glenn Stevens Elementary in Madison received a $335 grant to support a bilingual education program with folk-literature books, especially plays in Spanish. Woodworth Middle in Fond du Lac received a grant for $497 to light the love of learning by expanding their classroom books selection. Veritas High School in Milwaukee will use their $300 grant to fund their Drop Everything and Read Program.
The Meemic Foundation offers several grant opportunities throughout the year. To submit an application, educators can simply visit www.MeemicFoundation.com and complete an online form outlining their request. Applications are reviewed using a variety of criteria that are described on the website.
About The Meemic Foundation
The Meemic Foundation for the Future of Education http://www.MeemicFoundation.com was created by Meemic Insurance Company in 1992. As a non-profit organization, the Foundation is dedicated to advancing the future of education by offering financial assistance to schools and educators. Over the years we have had the pleasure of providing funding to some of the most creative and passionate teachers in the world. Their stories inspire us to continue funding projects that affect a large number of students and support the educational communities that we proudly serve.
SOURCE Meemic Foundation