White Ribbon Week Grant information

Grant Description 

Twenty schools throughout the state of Montana will receive a $250 grant to facilitate White Ribbon Week in their elementary school. ($100 for the program materials and parent video, and $150 discretionary funds to facilitate White Ribbon Week).

 

Grant Goals

  • To educate and empower 5,000* students throughout the state with skills to keep them safe online. 

  • To educate and empower parents, guardians, and teachers with the skills to help children navigate the digital world with confidence and develop healthy attitudes towards media and technology​.

*Depending on how many students are at each school.

 

Grant Requirements

  • Applicant schools must be elementary level.

  • Applicant schools must be within the state of Montana.

  • Grant recipients must complete the White Ribbon Week program “I’ve Got the Power!” by December 31, 2022.

  • Grant recipients must include parent outreach efforts as part of the White Ribbon Week program. Ideas for parent outreach are included in the materials, and the provided 

  • Provided parent video must be distributed to all parents and/or guardians.

  • Grant recipients must provide the link to the electronic feedback form for the school’s educators and parents to complete. This feedback is vital in tracking the efficacy of the program.  

  • Grant recipients must complete and submit the required summary report, including a financial report of how money was spent, within 30 days of completing the program.

 

Grant Application

To apply, the following attached electronic application form must be submitted by December 31, 2020. Please note that each application will require the following information:

  • Elementary school name, address, principal and contact information

  • Name and contact information of program organizer

  • Number of classrooms on campus 

  • Number of students on campus​



 

Fund Usage

$100 of the $250 total grant will be used to purchase the White Ribbon Week Grant Bundle, which includes the following: 

  • 1 printed Facilitation Guide

  • 1 Digital Facilitation Guide

  • 1 Digital Discussion Guide for each teacher

  • 1 Digital parent video website link for your school

Bundles will be shipped at the cost of $10(taken on whiterribbonweek.org when grant is redeemed). Additional supporting materials may be purchased from White Ribbon Week at the time the grant is awarded. 

The remaining $150 of the $250 total grant will be used at the discretion of the school/program organizer, for the purpose of enhancing White Ribbon Week. Discounts will be given for select supplemental materials purchased on whiteribbonweek.org. For example, these funds may be used for the following: 

  • “Power Up” magazines to provide to families

  • Additional materials purchased from WhiteRibbonWeek.org

  • Treats or prizes for lunchtime activities

  • Incentives for student and parent participation

  • Distribution of parent information

  • Educational books for the school library 

 

All grant applications meeting the aforementioned criteria will be reviewed by the board of End Exploitation Montana. Recipients will be notified by December 31, 2020. 

End Exploitation Montana is a 501c3 nonprofit corporation, EIN 84-3086711

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