WESTERLY — Westerly Community Credit Union’s annual WCCU Teacher Grant Program will award $7,500 in grants, in values up to $500, for the upcoming 2019-20 school year. The grants are available to local teachers, administrators, or staff from the Westerly, Chariho, Exeter-West Greenwich, Narragansett, South Kingstown, and Stonington school districts.

The grants support creative and experiential educational projects or programs. Special consideration will be given to innovative projects that strengthen the relationship between schools and the community at large, as well as to projects that support student excellence. All applications will be judged on educational focus, promotion of skills/excellence, creativity/innovation, community connection, and goal clarity/attainability.

Applications are available online at westerlyccu.com and must be submitted no later than Oct. 31. Grants will be awarded by Nov. 30 and monies distributed by year-end. For more information contact Kim Gates at 401-596-7000 ext., 2124 or kgates@westerlyccu.com.

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