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2014 FELS Grant Applications are due by end of day on Monday, March 3.

Please click on GRANT INFO tab for further information.
Please read all Application Information thoroughly prior to completing the application.

Email applications are much preferred - download the grant application and send as an attachment to Reingard Nathanson at clubzmetrowest@comcast.net

You will receive a confirmation email when your application is received, and grant
applicants will be notified of their status by the end of March.
If you prefer to submit a hard copy, please print
and leave in the FELS mailbox by the end of day on Monday, March 3.

Thank you for your interest in a 2014 FELS Grant.

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Brian Cochran: Grant to teach English
at a refugee orphanage in Thailand

FELS is a non-profit organization that awards enrichment grants to Lincoln-Sudbury High School faculty and staff to pursue their professional and personal interests and passions. FELS was founded in 2000 to offer parents a tangible way to show their appreciation to the L-S professional staff for the unflagging dedication, tireless effort and genuine caring they routinely offer our children.


Since 2000, FELS has awarded an average of eight grants a year. Past grants have ranged from funding for fieldwork and attendance at conferences and workshops to funding for personal creative ventures. A sampling of grants include an on-site study of the Alaskan ecosystem, researching marine phytoplankton at a University Lab, attending a workshop on student behavior disorders and a grant to make a documentary film.

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Paul Sarapas: Grant to attend The Maine
Media Workshop: Fine Art Digital Printing

Interested teachers and staff submit a one-page grant proposal with associated costs for up to $2500. A selection committee made up of parents, staff and community members evaluates the proposals and selects each year's recipients. Preference is given to proposals that either benefit school related activities or contribute to a teacher's professional or personal development. Grant activities must take place after school, during school vacations or over the summer. Grant recipients are expected to share their experiences with the Lincoln and Sudbury communities through public forums.

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Shara Pilch: Grant to attend a National
Outdoor Leadership course in the Yukon

You can make a donation to FELS, buy our pies to serve at Thanksgiving,attend one of our teacher-led lectures, book groups and/or attend the faculty talent show. We also invite the community to attend our board meetings, dates listed under the board tab above. Of course we welcome contributions of any size. All contributions are tax deductible. All of the money you donate will be awarded in grants to L-S staff. Please contact any board member to find out more or to volunteer to help .

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