How to Apply for the FEDCO Teacher Grant


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On May 18, 2011, CCF hosted a live webinar for teachers who are interested in applying for the FEDCO Teacher Grant. The grant ranges from $500 - $1000 and is available for K-12 teachers in Cerritos, Culver City, Norwalk-La Mirada, Pasadena, and LA Unified School districts.

CCF will be hosting another webinar on June 17, 2011 from 12P.M. - 1P.M.

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How to Apply for the FEDCO Teacher Grant

  1. 2. If you can hear the presentation, please raise your hand. If you are unable to hear, please make sure you have chosen the correct audio mode: Telephone or Mic/Speakers
  2. 3. FEDCO Teacher Grants How to Apply Webinar May 18, 2011 Presented by : Peter Rivera, Program Officer Richard Ruiz, Grants Specialist Christine Oh, Program Associate
  3. 4. Housekeeping Q & A <ul><li>Can I ask questions during the webinar? Yes, use the “chat” panel on the right-hand side of your screen to type and submit questions. We will hold questions until the end. </li></ul><ul><li>Will today’s webinar be available? Yes, the slides from the webinar will be sent to the participants via email. </li></ul><ul><li>What if I have follow-up questions? You can email any questions after the webinar to Christine Oh ( </li></ul>
  4. 5. FEDCO Charitable Foundation <ul><li>The FEDCO Charitable fund was established at the California Community Foundation (CCF) in 1999 when the FEDCO chain of stores closed </li></ul><ul><li>The fund was established with more than $7 million </li></ul><ul><li>CCF administers the FEDCO Charitable Fund and coordinates the grant distribution process </li></ul>
  5. 6. Grant Purpose <ul><li>FEDCO teacher grants are awarded on a yearly basis to support hands-on, classroom projects or field trips </li></ul><ul><li>Grants range from $500 - $1,000 per teacher </li></ul><ul><li>K-12 teachers teaching in Cerritos, Culver City, Norwalk-La Mirada, Pasadena and Los Angeles Unified school districts are eligible to apply, as well as any charter schools authorized by these school districts </li></ul>
  6. 7. Grant Purpose Cont’d <ul><li>Grants are to support student academic achievement in language arts, math, science or social studies </li></ul><ul><li>Grant funds may be used for project expenses such as transportation, entrance fees, and/or materials </li></ul><ul><li>Grant funds may not be used for computer hardware, video cameras, digital cameras, or substitute teachers </li></ul>
  7. 8. Teacher Connect
  8. 9. Fedco Homepage
  9. 10. Log-In/Registration Page
  10. 11. Landing Page
  11. 12. Application Summary <ul><li>Intro Page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrator Approval Required </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contact Info </li></ul><ul><li>School Info </li></ul><ul><li>Request Details </li></ul><ul><li>Request Narrative </li></ul><ul><li>Administrator Approval </li></ul>
  12. 13. Contact Info
  13. 14. Contact Info con’t
  14. 15. School Info
  15. 16. Request Details
  16. 17. Request Details #2
  17. 18. Request Narrative
  18. 19. Request Narrative con’t
  19. 20. Leadership Approval
  20. 21. Timeline <ul><li>The application deadline is Friday, June 30, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers will be notified by August 15, 2011 of their application status </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers are required to submit a final project report by May 1, 2012 </li></ul>
  21. 22. Questions