The City of Homestead Education Committee has officially opened applications for its Local Educator Mini Grants. Teachers and counselors employed within the City of Homestead City Limits are eligible to apply. Grants are limited to one per classroom and one per teacher per school year. Grants can be up to $500 for educator initiatives including class projects, cultural enrichment activities, curriculum enrichment and enhancement, student initiatives (such as mentoring, student achievement and truancy), parent engagement programs and professional development that is directly aligned with educator goals and/or duties.
Applications are due by 5pm on Friday, September 30, 2019. They can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or delivery to the attention of Salena Meeks at Homestead City Hall, 100 Civic Court, Homestead, FL 33030. The full application including additional reporting requirements is available at www.cityofhomestead.com/minigrant.