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Thank you for your interest in Cape Cod 5's Educational Mini-Grant Program. The application is now open for the 2021-2022 school year. Apply now through November 1!

Every year, Cape Cod 5 provides thousands of dollars in mini-grants to fund educational projects to public school teachers in the communities we serve. Since its inception in 2000, more than 1,000 mini-grants, totaling over half a million dollars, have been awarded.
Educational Mini-Grants are grants for amounts up to $500 given to local public school teachers to fund educational projects. Last year, 111 grants were awarded totaling approximately $50,000 to 143 teachers at 56 schools in our communities. 
Browse our Mini-Grant recipients from previous years


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This year, we continue to recognize the added challenges that the pandemic has created. We will be adjusting criteria accordingly and taking that into consideration when reviewing applications for Mini-Grants. 
Teachers throughout Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket and Plymouth County who are employed as a classroom instructor at any public school are eligible to apply. 
Traditionally, we have prioritized imaginative projects that foster creative thinking and have broad impact. We understand that this year is very different from past years, and will be using more flexible criteria in considering applications. 
Application Process
The 2021 application period will be open from September 20, 2021 until November 1, 2021. Applications are evaluated each year with a fresh perspective. Previous year’s applicants are welcome and encouraged to apply again. 
Selection Process
Successful applicants will be notified by the end of November, and grants will be distributed in early December 2021.  
Additional Questions?
If you have any questions, please contact our Community Engagement team at [email protected].
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