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Technology Grant

Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics

RaRa members are proud to support educators in the Rochester area with grant funds STEM fields of electronics and radio communications with emphasis on youth-based activities.

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Rochester Amateur Radio Association
Education and Technology Grant Guidelines

PURPOSE OF THE GRANT

To obtain funding for educational projects and specific equipment needs that promote practical applications in the STEM fields of electronics and radio communications with emphasis on youth-based activities.

ELIGIBILITY

Non-profit schools K through 12 located in New York counties of Monroe, Orleans, Wayne, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Allegany, or Steuben.

GRANT AMOUNT

Award amounts vary and will be based on the application and resources available at the time of application, not to exceed $2,500.00. Grant monies shall be applied no less than 90% to tangible equipment, of which no less than 75% shall have a life expectancy greater than 5 years.

APPLICATION CYCLE

Applications must be submitted by March 31st of each year. Grant Allocation decisions will be made by May 31st of each year.

PROJECT TIME FRAME

Projects should be completed within one year of funding. If a project cannot be completed in one year, the application must explain the special circumstances that support a longer cycle.

PROJECT REPORTING

Projects that are funded must complete a grant report at 6 months and again at year end that outlines the outcomes and accomplishments of the project and whether all goals and objectives were met.

HOW TO APPLY

Grant applicants must submit an application on The RARA Grant application form, completing all sections and required attachments. Application forms are available by clicking on the links:

Guidelines (this document as PDF)
Application Form (PDF)

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED TO:

RARA EDUCATIONAL GRANT
PO Box 93333, Rochester NY, 14692

For questions or further information, email: education@rochesterham.org
or leave a message at: 585-210-8910.

Last revised: 12/19/17 11:07 PM


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