-NMEA members or musical groups sanctioned by an NMEA member.
Grant Use Allowances:
-Travel and/or expenses for NMEA State Conference. -Pay substitute teacher expenses to enable members to shadow an approved mentor teacher for one day. -Travel and/or expenses for in-state professional development opportunities. -Group travel and/or expenses for in-state musical events (i.e. festival fees, bus costs, etc). -Student financial assistance for the NMEA State Conference.
-NMEA members: up to $450 -Groups: up to $1,000 -Student Assistance for NMEA Convention: up to $75/ student *Members/groups are only eligible for one grant per year.
-Activities occurring December- February: Application received by September 1st. -Activities occurring March- May: Application received by November 20th. -Student Travel for NMEA Convention: Application received by March 9th -Activities occurring June- August: Application received by February 1st. -Activities occurring September- November: Application received by May 20th. *Please do not submit application more than one year prior to event.
-Application submitted to Grant Coordinator by due date listed (please email grant coordinator when application is sent). -Grant Coordinator confirms receipt of application. -Executive Board approves or denies application during quarterly meeting. -Member will be notified of grant status within two weeks of decision. Funds are released at this time. -After event, member must submit actual expense breakdown with copies of accompanying receipts/invoices (if applicable). An evaluation form will be provided for this step of the process.
For further information, Contact Grant Coordinator
Dan Barthel Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 775-240-8617