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Grants

Objective:
Research and apply for grants at all levels for OHE campus and PTA programs for the annual school year.

Contact:
grants@ohepta.org


Description:
Works with the OHE Principal, Faculty/Staff and OHE PTA to identify funding sources (i.e. government, federal, local grant opportunities) that complement the campus’ needs. Once the campus needs are identified the writer will perform appropriate research, prepare & submit proposals and follow any special instructions provided by the funding source. All grant applications should be approved and signed by OHE Principal and PTA president (per Texas PTA).Writer must keep careful records and be able to follow up on any correspondence from the funding source and provide status updates to appropriate parties involved with Grant request.

Additional duties may include, and not limited to; working with OHE faculty to satisfy grant requirements and questions, working with the executive board, planning fund-raising campaigns, managing volunteers, and promoting the grant program through OHE publications. Reports to:
OHE Principal, Faculty/Staff and PTA Executive Board


2013/2014 School Year (summer 2013 included)

Whole Foods/Whole Kids ~ environmental outdoor education
Sodexo ~ $500 ~ independent student garden grant
Disney Grants ~ xeriscaping, frog habitat restoration and monarch way station
Toshiba ~ support weather station and netbooks for 4th grade
Lowe’s grant ~ grounds/gardening projects
Lego Children’s fund ~ $5,000 ~ STEM projects school wide
Best Buy ~ matched an Apple promotion which matched iTunes GC promotion
Lowe’s Grant ~ Grounds / Gardening on OHE campus
Texas Commission of the Arts ~ Arthur Visits
Lego Children’s fund ~ STEM projects school wide~ 2013
Skill Point Alliance ~ First Lego League Care for Education Grant (team diversity) ~ 2013
Google Earth Education Initiative ~ Google Earth Pro license for OHE campus~ 2013
A+ Federal Credit Union – Teachers awarded: Hill, Tarpley, Peterka, Grimm, Smith, Palmer, A. Gerber~ 2013
Presidential Youth Fitness Grant funded by General Mills ~ Products/Software/Training~ 2013
Active Schools Acceleration Project (ASAP) ~ After school running club~ 2013
LCRA Employees’ United Charities Grant ~ Science equipment ~ 2013
State Farm Good Neighbor Student Achievement Grant ~ Service learning project at OHE ~ 2013
2012/2013 School Year

Texas Commission of the Arts ~ 2013 Three Ring Circus ~ 2013
Lowe’s Toolbox Grounds/Garden Club ~ Spring 2013
KAB - Longhorn Recycling ~ Rookie of the Year 2012
Intel Female Focused Team Grant for the 2012-13 Season ~ Lego Robotics
AMD ~ Lego Robotics 2012