We are pleased you are considering applying for a grant in support of a learning opportunity about which you are passionate. We are happy to answer any questions you may have in the process of applying. Members of GIEF are also available to meet by phone or in-person to support you in developing your proposal. As you fill out the application, please keep several things in mind:
- We request that students fill out the grant applications as independently as possible based on their age and abilities. No matter your age, you can always use the adults in your life as sounding boards for ideas, to answer questions, or as final proof-readers.
- Please keep in mind GIEF’s mission and vision as you develop your grant idea and application:
“The mission of the Georgetown Island Education Foundation is to support, enrich, and enhance the educational experience of all students of Georgetown, Maine. o It is the vision of the foundation to spark positive, lasting attitudes toward exploration and learning through exposure to a variety of diverse, creative and challenging educational opportunities.”