Bright Ideas Educator Grants 💡
Since 1994, Piedmont Electric has awarded local educators more than $460,000 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 2019-2020 School Year
- Application opens: April 1, 2020
- Early bird deadline: Aug. 15, 2020
- Final deadline: 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 7, 2020 (Labor Day)
- Winners announced: October 2020
Visit www.NCBrightIdeas.com to learn more about the program and apply for grants.