Phoenix Foundation of Central Florida

2-28-18: Grant Proposals due in the Phoenix Foundation Offices

After establishing Phoenix Foundation of Central Florida in 2012 our Board of Directors saw that there was a serious funding issue in our public schools, particularly within the music and theater departments. Fewer students were able to take advantage of inexpensive training that would help them attend colleges where they could pursue degrees in these fields and achieve their educational goals. Therefore, in 2017 we launched Phoenix Foundation Morning Glow.

Through Morning Glow we will be providing up to $100,000 per year in grants to Brevard County music and theater teachers. These grants will be awarded biannually and may be used to supplement curriculum, purchase uniforms, provide construction materials, or anything else teachers in these departments see as a need to help their students. Funds may not be used for the teacher’s continuing education.

Morning Glow will also partner with Brevard Public Schools to reinstate the Summer Fine Arts Theatre Workshop. In June 2018 they will perform Chess at Satellite High School and Sister Act at Titusville High School. These programs will be available to all Brevard County students entering grades 9-12 in fall of 2018. Busing will be provided and the program is free.

Timeline

Date Action
12-11-17 Committee Leadership meeting
1-1-18 Grant application opens
2-28-18 Grant application closes
3-15-18 Grants Proposals reviewed by Phoenix Foundation review committee
April 18 Applicants will be notified of awards recieved
6-30-18 Final Project outline is due

 

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