DeFuniak Springs, Fla. (Sept. 5, 2018) -- CHELCO presented funds to the Walton county school district today for classroom grants which will be used to better engage Walton County public school students and enhance their learning experience.
CHELCO’s $6,000 contribution will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations raising the contribution to $12,000. The Walton Education Foundation administrates the grant program.
Public school teachers throughout Walton County can apply for the annual grants by proposing a project that will benefit and engage their students. Walton Education Foundation evaluates the proposals and selects the recipients. In the 2017-2018 school year, CHELCO grants sponsored 13 teachers impacting hundreds of students.