Teachers: 2023 Bright Ideas grant applications due September 15

Teachers, the deadline is almost here to apply for a Bright Ideas grant!

Roanoke Cooperative is partnering with outstanding educators to bring creative learning to life! Starting April 1, teachers can apply for a Bright Ideas education grant of up to $2,000 to fund projects that enhance student success in K-12 classrooms and would otherwise not be possible. Applications and more information about the program can be found at www.ncbrightideas.com.

Grants are available in all curriculum areas including art, science, history and mathematics. Teachers in Bertie, Chowan, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton and Perquimans counties are eligible to apply. To determine which electric co-op is offering a Bright Ideas grant in your district, click here. These grants will go to local teachers for the 2023-24 school year. Over the past 29 years, Roanoke Cooperative has issued more than $250,000 projects that have benefited hundreds of students in the counties it serves.

Bright Ideas grant applications will be accepted through Sept. 15. To learn more about this program, click here. 

Supported by all 26 electric cooperatives in North Carolina, Bright Ideas grants have contributed $15 million to N.C. classrooms, funding a total of 14,200 projects that have benefited well over 3.5 million students statewide since 1994. Support for youth and education is part of our continued commitment to building a brighter future for the communities we serve.