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!
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.