Applications due October 14 for elementary teacher mini-grants

The Thurston County School Retirees’ Association is accepting applications for its $200 elementary teacher mini-grant program for the 2016-17 school year.

The deadline to apply for the mini-grants is October 14, 2016. The grants are designed to provide an opportunity for elementary school teachers to enhance the education of their students.

View and download a copy of this year’s application. The form is also available at

Organizers encourage applicants to include specifics about the needs identified in the grant application. Additionally, if requesting books, please include a list of books, not just whether they are fiction or non-fiction. Finally, please include an approximate dollar amount for the items being requested.

For additional information, contact Jo Edwards at Thurston County School Retirees’ Association is a chapter of the Washington State School Retirees’ Association.