Seacoast Educational Endowment Dover
“SEED” Grant Application
The Seacoast Educational Endowment Dover (SEED) is an independent local grant program for the Dover public schools. It allows school staff to apply for funding for innovative, technologybased pro!ects or creative initiatives within the classroom"school or within the wider community. It is the belief of SEED that some of the best ideas come from the classroom, and this small grant program will provide the funding for small pro!ects that, if successful, can enhance the learning e#periences of Dover students.
$pplications for SEED funding can be submitted at any time during the year% however, formal reviews and award decisions by the SEED advisors and board will occur only twice annually, in &ay and December. $pplicants must complete this application form and submit it to their
prior to &ay ' or December ' for award decisions to be made during those months. The SEED committee may reuest additional information for clarification purposes during the review period. The committee may meet with applicants with the toprated proposals to review finer details of their ideas prior to final award decisions. hen a pro!ect has been completed or run its course, the grant recipients will submit a final report or reflection sheet. *e!ected applications may be resubmitted.
SEED will fund two broad categories of initiatives+ minigrants and health education grants.
will address hot ideas- budgeted at the '// to 0// level. $ minigrant should fit in one or more of the categories of awards described below via e#amples.
Academic E!cellence "
offering atypical learning e#periences for students
1roviding innovative 12'3 learning and enrichment
1roviding dual high school and college enrollment
4onnecting students with community through E56s, service, and special pro!ects (e.g., renewable resources, recycling, etc.)
#$ampion o% &nnovation ' Tec$nology "
incorporating new- learning or instructional technologies
$ccessing multiple technologies and content to demonstrate mastery and understanding both by students and teachers
&a7ing global connections by students and teachers
4reating a blended virtual"facetoface teaching and learning environment allowing fle#ible, personali8ed student opportunities and schedules