Is your unit tired of
conducting fundraisers and selling “stuff” to raise
funds for your PTA projects and programs? Do you want to reduce
your PTA’s dependence on commercial fundraisers? Have you
considered applying for a grant – either directly from Georgia
PTA or another organization, company or agency?
Throughout the upcoming
year, watch for announcements about current and new grant opportunities
in the Evoice, PTA Voice and on this website. The availability and
type of grant funding offered by Georgia PTA varies from year to
Take advantage of other
grant opportunities from National PTA, foundations, companies and
other organizations to create funding for your PTA. Attend workshops
at and review the resources available from the Foundation Center
and Center for Non Profits in Atlanta.
Hint: When preparing
grant applications, make sure you follow directions carefully and
complete the requirements of the application. Submit all of the
required attachments or enclosures with your application. Provide
a budget that clearly specifies proposed uses of funds. It should
also identify other sources of funds and in-kind donations or services
provided to support your proposed project.
PTA Convention/Leadership Training (CLT) Grant (download
Up to $200 awarded to 1) units and councils in need and 2) newly
chartered units to defray CLT expenses. Funded by donations and
through Georgia PTA’s operating budget.
PTA Mary Lou Anderson Reflections Arts Enhancement Grant Program
A limited number of matching grants of
up to $1000 are awarded each year to local PTAs for student-centered
programs focused on arts education. Special consideration is given
to programs that reach large numbers of students, especially students
who are at risk. Learn
Georgia PTA Scholarships
assist students who have successfully completed high school and
who are interested in furthering their education in a college or
university to prepare themselves for careers in youth related fields
in Georgia. The scholarships are funded solely through member, local
unit PTA, and Council contributions. The number and amount of each
scholarship vary from year to year depending upon the donations.
Over the last few years, scholarships have ranged from $1,000 -
$1,500 per student. This is a one-year, non-renewable grant.
A student is eligible
to apply for a Georgia PTA Scholarship if he/she:
- Is a graduating senior of a Georgia high school with a PTA/PTSA.
The PTA must be in good standing (i.e., dues paid, approved bylaws
- Is interested in attending a college or university education
to prepare them to work in a youth related field.
- Has exhibited good character.
- Has a satisfactory scholastic record.
- Will attend a college or university during the upcoming
- Demonstrates a need for financial assistance.
- Is a current PTA/PTSA member and must provide a copy of PTA/PTSA membership card with application.
Deadline: Postmarked on or before the second Friday in March
Guidelines and Application
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