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Teachers are invited to apply for grants up to $2,500

Posted at 3:55 PM, Feb 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-10 16:55:20-05

Cox employees will contribute $59,500 to public and private schools in its Southeast Region through the Cox Charities Innovation in Education program. Teachers and educators who work directly with students can apply for pre-k-12th grade classroom grants at until February 29, 2020. Winners will be announced before the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

The Cox Charities Innovation in Education program launched in 2016, and the education grants are funded by Cox employees who donate through their paychecks. Teachers in Cox service areas in Louisiana, Florida and Georgia can qualify for grants up to $2,500 for innovative projects and curriculum that enhance students' classroom experience. Educators can submit multiple applications for various programs within their schools.

The Cox Southeast Region includes: Acadiana, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Florida's Gulf Coast (Pensacola and Fort Walton), Central Florida (Gainesville and Ocala) and Middle Georgia (Macon and Warner Robins).