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Duke Energy continues its commitment to education with its $50,000 grant for math, science and energy education teacher grants for the 2016-17 school year.
Nine Orange County students will benefit from a paid summer internship program thanks to a $10,000 grant from Bank of America. During this summer, these rising seniors who are interested in careers in finance, IT, and hospitality will put what they've learned through the OCPS Careers Academy to good use.

Orlando Sentinel Family Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund, awarded $40,000 to build vocabulary skills with 1st graders and fluency skills with struggling 2nd graders through the Foundation's Read2Succeed program during the 2016-2017 school year.

The Bond Foundation is supporting garden programs at Dillard Street, Maxey, Sun Ridge, Tildenville and Whispering Oak elementary schools through a $5,000 investment.

Congratulations Ms. Berriz

Annual Impact Grant Winner

After five fast and furious days of voting, commenting and sharing, the winner of the 2nd Annual Impact Grant Video Contest is Ms. Sara Berriz, Walker Middle School with 164 likes, loves, and wows; 43 comments, 51 shares, reaching 2,937 people on the Foundation’s Facebook page.

If you didn't get a chance to watch the videos yet, be sure to check them out for some great ideas for classroom projects next year.


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Apply for a 2016-17 Impact Grant

Teachers, do you need money for projects in your classroom? Need art supplies? How about books or technology?

Click here to learn how you can apply for an Impact Grant through the Foundation for Orange County Public Schools for the 2016-17 school year. Applications are available now, and the deadline is August 19.

For more information, go to the Impact Grants page.