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2018-2019 School Year Grant Program Information

What is the purpose of Matanuska Susitna Schools Foundation Grant Program?
The Matanuska Susitna Schools Foundation supports excellence in the Matanuska Susitna Borough School District. Our mission is to enrich and expand educational opportunities for children beyond what is provided by the school district. We are looking for creative ways teachers can excite and motivate their students.

Who may apply for funds?
Administrators, certified staff, and students sponsored by certified staff may submit grant applications to serve the needs of Matanuska Susitna Borough School District students. Grants are not awarded to benefit an individual student.

What are the funding limits for grants?

What is the application process?

Keep in mind:

Online Application

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Gorilla Fireworks

Gorilla FireworksWho may apply for funds?
Mat-Su Borough School District's Houston Middle School and Houston High School teachers may apply for the Gorilla Fireworks $1000 Grant.

What are the funding limits?

  • Up to $1000 for 2018-19 school year.
  • You may submit only 1 application per year.

What is the application process?

  • Complete the online grant application. Concise, clear responses are best.
  • The fall application deadline for the 2018-19 school year is Monday October 22, 2018.
  • All applicants should receive the results by October 25th.
  • Funds will be dispersed to the school to be used during the 2018-19 school year.
Keep in mind:
  • Projects should include sustainability if start-up funds are requested.
  • Projects should impact multiple students.
  • Projects should be ideally completed within a year.
  • Projects should exclude transportation costs and stipends.
  • Final grant requirement includes photos and community publicity.

Online Gorilla Fireworks Grant

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