Vote for Your Favorite Teacher Grant Video

Watch the videos and vote on the Foundation's Facebook page by 5 p.m. May 6. The video post with the most likes, wows and loves wins!

Some classes built drones, others explored the lives of famous people like Amelia Earhart and Justin Timberlake through books. No matter what their project was, the 214 teachers who received teacher grants this year brought hands-on learning to their students.

Vote for your favorite project!

These six projects made the final cut and are up for a $100 prize.

  • Durrance Elementary, Jennifer Daniels: Non-fiction Biography Update (Non-fiction Classroom Libraries Impact Grant)
  • Lockhart Middle, Roger Barrios: Farming and Drones (Duke Energy Math, Science & Energy Education Impact Grant)
  • Palm Lake Elementary: Nature/Fitness Trail Reborn (Baptiste Donor Advised School Impact Grant)
  • Pinewood Elementary, Nisha Phillip-Malahoo: SnapCircuits (Duke Energy Math, Science & Energy Education Impact Grant)
  • Walker Middle, Sara Berriz: Go Green Project (Duke Energy STEM Partnership Impact Grant)
  • Wekiva High, Hai Anh Nguyen: Aquaponics Garden to Enhance STEM Learning (Duke Energy STEM Partnership Impact Grant)

The winner will be announced Monday, May 9th.

Thank You for Investing!



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.

Apply for a Teacher 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.


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