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Education Foundation Awards PRIME Grants

The Rock Island-Milan Education Foundation (RIMEF) announced the awarding of $158,404 in PRIME Grants to the teachers and schools of the Rock Island-Milan School District (RIMSD) for the 2022-2023 school year! The grants were presented at the RIMSD Local Staff Institute day on August 2.

PRIME (Promoting Rock Island Milan Education) Grants fund new and innovative programs, materials, as Teacher, Department/School, or Multi-School grants. This year’s PRIME Grants will fund 76 new projects from 94 teachers and administrators. All funds will be used within the 2022-2023 school year and follow-up reports/photos retuned by the recipients at the end of that year.

Including this year’s total, the Rock Island-Milan Education Foundation has awarded over $1,000,000 in Teacher/PRIME Grants to the RIMSD.

With this $158,404 in PRIME Grants, $137,200 in scholarships to the Class of 2022, Incubator class expenses, and other program assistance, the RIMEF has provided well over $300,000 to the students, teachers, and schools of the RIMSD#41 to date in 2022.