Wake Electric is now accepting applications for two different grant programs:

  • Bright Ideas education grants of up to $3,000 for the 2015-2016 school year.

Teachers in K-12 public school classrooms with creative ideas for hands-on learning projects are encouraged to apply. The schools must be in Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Vance and Wake counties. Grant applications will be accepted from April 1 through September 15 at 5 p.m. All teachers who submit their applications by the early bird deadline of August 15 will be entered into a drawing for one of five $100 gift cards.
Teachers can apply individually or as a team, and grants are available for all subjects. To apply visit us online.

  • Classroom Technology grants of up to $3,000 will be awarded to area K-12 public school teachers as well as community college teachers.

The grants, to be used during the 2014-2015 school year, will be awarded in any discipline or subject for specific technology such as computers, digital cameras and software. The deadline to apply is September 15 at 5 p.m. To apply or find out if your school is eligible, go to online.