Touchstone Energy Classroom Technology Grants

Touchstone Energy Classroom Technology Grants

Through Touchstone Energy, HomeWorks Tri-County Electric Cooperative offers classroom grants to schools in our service area.

Applications for 2017 grants are available now. Applications must be received at our office by 5 p.m. Monday, January 16, 2017. Full instructions are available on the application form. Good luck!

Application in Word (.doc) format to download

Application in PDF format to download

For examples of recent grants, here are the schools and projects which received grants in 2016:

  • $1,000 to Alma High School, to purchase construction materials for the school’s First Robotics team;
  • $2,398.36 to Chippewa Hills High School, Remus, to install an announcements and photo display in the student lobby;  
  • $$845.80 to Fancher Elementary, Mount Pleasant, for three electronic reader pens to assist students;
  • $826.78 to Fulton High School, Middleton, to purchase a camera and storage drive for the yearbook class;
  • $885 to Gratiot-Isabella RESD at Alma’s Hillcrest Elementary School, to buy advanced programs for an EyeGaze bar purchased with a previous grant;
  • $517.53 to Lakewood Middle School, Lake Odessa, to buy a classroom set of calculators for math lab classes;
  • $728.82 to Leslie Middle School, to buy photon solar racer kits for 7th grade science classes;
  • $1,500 to Leslie Middle School to purchase Chromebooks for a Google classroom;
  • $2,500 to Maple Valley Junior-Senior High School, Vermontville, to purchase 31 graphing calculators for students to borrow;
  • $2,500 to Montabella Junior-Senior High School, Blanchard, to purchase 10 Chromebooks and licenses for use with online math software in the classroom;
  • $2,214 to Portland High School, to purchase equipment for the student broadcasting class;
  • $2,500 to Portland Saint Patrick School, to purchase Chromebooks and charging carts for students’ classroom use;
  • $2,060 to Twin Rivers Elementary, Muir, to upgrade audio in two classrooms; and
  • $2,500 to Winn Elementary, to purchase two kiosk units and a video camera to enhance student-staff-parent communication.

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