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    There are many ways to help.

    Do your part to make education in
    your hometown be the best it can be.

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    Apply for a Grant

    Get the answers to your grant questions.

    How do I apply?
    When can I apply?
    Who is eligible to apply?
    What are the grant criteria?
    What types of grants are available?

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    Grants Awarded

    We have supported creative educational initiatives throughout the Town of Avon.

    Find out how the AEF has helped the public schools, the Senior Center and the public library receive grants.

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    Get Involved

    It's up to you to help us continue
    our beneficial work.

    AEF is an all volunteer organization.  We rely on help from Avon residents and businesses to continue to provide the grants in our town.

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Currently Available

Mini Grants – Funds up to $1,000 to educators for enrichment projects or programs and the associated equipment and materials.

Founders’ Fund Grants - The Founders’ Fund has been established to make funds available to previous grant recipients and their successors to update, improve or expand an existing program that previously received funding from the Foundation.  Grant requests can be for up to $500.

Previously Available

Grants - Funds of more than $1,000 for novel programs which support multidisciplinary projects, and/or collaborative grade level, school level, and community projects. Projects should enhance the educational experience and demonstrate the viability of model programs that could be implemented throughout the community. This category also includes “professional-in-residence” programs that bring skilled artisans or experts into the classroom or community to work with students and grants that are global in scope benefitting a broad range of students, schools, disciplines, grade levels and/or the entire Avon community.

Innovation Grant - Grant funding available is $5,000 and the maximum amount for an individual award is $500.

Grants will be awarded twice a year in December and June starting with the 2013-14 academic year. Therefore, “out-of-cycle” grant applications will no longer be accepted.

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