Up to 20 teachers will be selected to receive a $150 grant to help support current or new classroom projects that focus on financial literacy. Educators must teach within HRECU’s service areas and do not have to be a member of the credit union to apply. The grant monies can be used to support either a new or existing lesson plan for the 2020-2021 academic year. Application deadline is November 2, 2020.
Applicants of the HRECU Teacher Financial Literacy Grant Program must:
- Be an elementary, middle, or high school teacher during the 2020-2021 academic year.
- Teach within the HRECU service area to include Hampton City Schools, Poquoson City Schools, Gloucester County Public Schools, Isle of Wight County Schools, Williamsburg-JCC Public Schools, Mathews County Schools, Middlesex County Schools, and Surry County Schools. Any private schools operating within these localities are also eligible to apply.
- Applicants must demonstrate that the project is teaching financial literacy. They must include clearly stated goals, timeline, budget and knowledge/skill or behavioral outcomes.
Grants will be awarded December, 2020. Interested teachers must complete the application no later than November 2, 2020. Additional details and the application are available here.