Mini-Grants for Education
Mini-Grants for Education are designed to support K-12 teachers and schools in Freeport-McMoRan communities. Since 2006, more than $390,000 has been granted through the Mini-Grants program for classroom projects ranging from field trips to literacy efforts to incentives for student performance.
WHO CAN APPLY
Applicants may be teachers, school administrators or parent volunteers/PTA officials at public and private schools located in or near communities where Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold has a presence. K-12 schools are the only organizations eligible for this support.
GRANT AWARDS & USE OF FUNDS
Grants in the range of $100 to $500 will be awarded to support projects in the eligible project categories (Environment; Mining, mineral and natural resources; Reading and literacy; and STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). A school is eligible to receive up to four (4) mini-grants during each application period. Each applicant/teacher/classroom may receive one mini-grant award per school year.
If you are interested in learning more about Mini-Grants for Education grants that have been funded, click here to view previously funded Mini-Grants.
The application deadline is October 30th each year.
Application Window: May 1st – October 30th