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2016 - AAUW EARNS GRANT... MICROSCOPES FOR GEMS PROGRAM

2016 - AAUW EARNS GRANT... MICROSCOPES FOR GEMS PROGRAM

The Morton Community Foundation is about to open up their 2107 Competitive Grant Program, and plans to distribute over $40,000 to local charities, schools, parks, and libraries.  For information on how your favorite charitable org, or taxing body can earn a grant, visit:  www.mortoncommunityfoundation.org/grant-process/

In 2016, the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Morton Chapter sought and received a $350 grant to purchase 4 new microscopes and storage containers for those microscopes, to be used in a program they call GEMS (Girls Excelling in Math and Science).  Here's an excerpt from their grant application talking about the need for the GEMS program and the microscopes...