October 14 is last day to apply 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 Friday, 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 athttp://www.thurstoncountysra.org.

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 fastwalker1000@comcast.net. Thurston County School Retirees’ Association is a chapter of the Washington State School Retirees’ Association.