Credit union doubles teacher grant program

$40,000 in grant money available until Oct. 31

The Hawaii State Federal Credit Union is doubling to $40,000 its annual Investing in Education program for public school teachers in Hawaii. DOE teachers are invited to submit their applications requesting grants to purchase supplies, books, furniture, electronic gear and classroom activities. The deadline is Oct. 31 or whenever all of the grant money has been disbursed. You must be a member of the credit union to apply.

Click here for more information on Hawaii State FCU's teacher grant program.

You must be a member of the credit union to apply. Eligible applicants are asked to submit an essay outlining how the grant will help them achieve classroom goals. Grant recipients will be awarded funds between $200 and $500 based on classroom needs. Grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so apply now!

"Expanding our Investing in Education program reflects our ongoing commitment to supporting Hawaii's teachers and keiki," said Andrew Rosen, president and CEO of Hawaii State FCU. "We are aware of the personal sacrifice many teachers make to provide supplies for their classrooms, and we hope to lessen that burden."

Since 2009, Hawaii State FCU has distributed more than $196,000 to educators through the grant program.


Author: Keoki Kerr

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