Grants

GRANT PROGRAMS OPEN APRIL 11 – 29, 2022

The following grants will be open in Spring 2022, for awards to be used by JA and Summit staff in the 2022-2023 school year. CLICK HERE to see previous JA Foundation grant winners.

Volunteers Needed – Grant review

If you are a parent, teacher, or student who would like to help score these submissions online, please contact Lena Crawley, lcrawley@jajags.com. Scoring can be done at home at your computer, and will take place the first two weeks of May.

STAFF MINI GRANTS

There are four (4) $500 Mini Grants available to all STAFF, TEAMS, and CLUBS at Jefferson Academy Elementary, Jefferson Academy Secondary, The Summit Academy, or The Summit Academy South.

This cycle is focused on connecting your grant proposal to mission, vision, curriculum, or other stated goals for your school, department, club, team, or classroom. Proposals will be scored on short narratives explaining the WHAT, WHO, WHY, and HOW of your project.

  • Application period is April 11 – 29, 2022
  • All applications are online-only, and will be reviewed by a committee of parents, teachers, and students on a scoring rubric.
  • For questions or to volunteer to review grant submissions, contact Lena Crawley, lcrawley@jajags.com.


MTECH MECHANICAL STEM GRANTS

There are two (2) $1,000 Grants available to all STAFF and CLUBS at Jefferson Academy Elementary, Jefferson Academy Secondary, The Summit Academy, or The Summit Academy South.

This grant cycle is focused on creating experiences in and out of the classroom for our students in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Proposals will be scored on: 1) creating an innovative academic environment around STEM activities, and 2) encompassing one or more of MTech’s values.

  • Application period is April 11 – 29, 2022
  • All applications are online-only, and will be reviewed by a committee of parents, teachers, and students on a scoring rubric.
  • For questions or to volunteer to review grant submissions, contact Lena Crawley, lcrawley@jajags.com.