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$1,000 Grants Available for Stem-based Service-learning Projects

Published June 9, 2011

 

twc camm logoThe Maine Commission for Community Service (MCCS), in partnership with Time Warner Cable's "Connect a Million Minds" (CAMM) initiative, seeks to provide initial start-up funding for a STEM-based service-learning project that engages students in their communities by addressing a community need, using the knowledge and skills of one or more STEM discipline(s) to identify and address community problems; collaborate with peers and community members to set and achieve goals; and develop skills and attitudes useful for the workplace and for participating in civic affairs.

Service-learning is a method of teaching and learning thatengages students in the educational process, using what they learn in the classroom to address real-life needs in their communities.

Eligible applicants include teachers, service-learning coordinators, and administrators in public schools. Current recipients of Learn and Serve America funds are NOT eligible for this competition.

Grants are for up to $1,000. Specific requirements can be found in the application instructions.

All proposals must be submitted electronically via a designated web-based application tool no later than 2:00 p.m. EST on Monday, June 6, 2011. To register for the Request for Proposal please visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LX8HKWG