The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement today announced eight award winners for the Tiny Grant Program, a competitive grant opportunity that provides funding to traditional public schools, charter schools, and school districts to implement small-scale programs that directly engage students.

Programs funded by Tiny Grants must align with one of the three following priority areas: applied learning with a focus on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) education, blended and personalized learning, and birth to age eight language and literacy development. 

Grantees will evaluate the impact of the programs on student achievement and engagement and submit their findings to the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement at the end of the grant period.

The grant award winners and their respective programs are listed below:

Applied Learning with a Focus on STEAM Education

Creekside School

Harris County School District

From STEM Capsules to Makerspaces

Jenkins County Elementary School

Jenkins County School System

JCES Math Connection Project

East Paulding High School

Paulding County School District

SAGE Food Forest

School for Arts-Infused Learning Charter School

State Charter School

Robots in Our Community

Statham Elementary School

Barrow County Schools

Statham’s Learning Garden

Birth to Age Eight Language and Literacy Development

Sixes Elementary School

Cherokee County School District

Growing Young Readers Through STAR Time

Dublin City Schools

Operation Big Green Reading Machine

Blended and Personalized Learning

Mulberry Creek Elementary School

Harris County School District

A Whale of Blended Learning

Read summaries of the winning proposals.
 

About the Tiny Grant Program

The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement’s Tiny Grant Program invests in traditional public schools, charter schools, and school districts that implement projects that deeply engage students in an inventive way and have the potential to have a large and lasting impact on the academic environment. Launched in October 2016, Tiny Grant Program has awarded over $500,000 to over 70 Georgia schools and districts implementing programs that engage students in the areas of applied learning with a focus on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math), blended and personalized learning, and birth to age eight language and literacy development. For more information, visit the Tiny Grant Program webpage.