Bright Ideas Educator Grants 💡
Since 1994, Piedmont Electric has awarded local educators more than $550,000 in Bright Ideas grants to educators for innovative classroom projects. Teachers, principals and school counselors can apply for grants of up to $2,000. The Bright Ideas grant program is the only one of its kind in our state, exclusively for North Carolina’s K-12 educators. The call for applicants begins in April each year, with grants awarded in October.
Important Bright Ideas Dates for the 2021-2022 School Year
- Application opens: April 1, 2021
- Early bird deadline: Aug. 16, 2021
- Final deadline: Sept. 6, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
- Winners announced: October 2021
Visit www.NCBrightIdeas.com to learn more about the program and apply for grants.