In an effort to assist teachers and staff with needed resources
to benefit our students, C.K. McClatchy PTSA established the
Mini-Grant Program. The PTSA has funded over $6,000 in teacher
Mini-Grants during the last few years.
Projects addressing the under served needs of the students
and are not covered by other school funding sources have
the highest priority for funding. Use of Grants has
been used for a wide variety of items such as:
enrichment activities, field trips, classroom equipment/supplies,
software, and improvements to teaching and learning spaces.
On an annual basis and/or as PTSA funds allow, the PTSA
Board accepts and reviews applications received from teachers and
staff for mini-grants. The Board awards the mini-grant(s) based
on established criteria. This usually takes place during the
3rd quarter of the school year. All teachers and staff who
are PTSA members are eligible.
If you would like to support CKM staff in providing new or
improved programs for our students, please consider becoming a
PTSA member today.
2019 Mini Grant Applications Now Being Accepted
The CKM PTSA is accepting 2019 applications for mini-grants from
CKM teachers and staff to establish new or strengthen existing
projects and programs that benefit CKM students. Projects that
strengthen academic offerings or enhance electives, address under
served needs and/or are not covered by other school funding
sources will have the highest priority for funding.
CKM teachers and staff who are CKM PTSA members are eligible to
apply. Become a PTSA member here.
The deadline to submit a complete mini-grant application is
Friday, April12, 2019.
Application must be delivered to the PTSA mailbox in the staff
mail room or emailed to Damon Antos at firstname.lastname@example.org by
the submittal deadline of April 12, 2019.
Grants will be announced by Friday, May 24,
2018 Award Winners
Jennifer Cook, Science, Stereo-microscope Replacements
John Warren, Science, Science Lab Coats
Paul Bowling, PE & Athletic Teams, Stronger Bodies Stronger
Minds Universal Weight Benches
Bryan Fisher, World Languages, Japanese Library Expansion
Lori Jablonski, Social Science, “Just Mercy” Summer Reading
for AP Government
Tammy Abdo, Social Science, AP US History Summer Reading
From microscopes to weight equipment, the projects aim to expand
the quality of academic and extra-curricular programs for years
to come. (See below for a full list of award
grantees.) CKM teachers who received the grants have
already begun purchasing their equipment and new supplies, and
will be implementing their projects in the 2018-2019 school