Wake Forest, NC— Time is running out for teachers to apply for grants of up to $3,000 from Wake Electric’s Bright Ideas education grant program. Educators with creative ideas for hands-on classroom projects must submit their application by 5 p.m. on September 15. Interested teachers can find the application, grant-writing tips, and more information on the Bright Ideas grant website at www.ncbrightideas.com.
The grants will be awarded in October for projects in all grade levels and all disciplines, including math, science, language, art, English and history. Last year alone, Wake Electric awarded more than $50,000 to deserving teachers.
The Bright Ideas grant applications require an outline of the proposed project, a detailed budget and a description of the benefit to students. Applicants are encouraged to highlight the innovative, creative elements of the project and to proofread carefully.
Wake Electric is a non-profit electric utility serving over 38,000 members in parts of Franklin, Durham, Granville, Johnston, Vance, Nash, and Wake counties.