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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


Grants have helped our school establish:

Whole Foods/Whole Kids ~ environmental outdoor education
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
Skill Point Alliance ~ First Lego League Care for Education Grant (team diversity) 
Google Earth Education Initiative ~ Google Earth Pro license for OHE campus
A+ Federal Credit Union – Teacher initiated projects for up to $1000 each
LCRA Employees’ United Charities Grant ~ Science equipment