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Teachers and educators, does your class or school have a new or existing program that needs assistance?

All schools/educators within the Hamilton, Halton, Brant Haldimand Norfolk regions are eligible to apply for Tandia’s Strive for Success Grants. This includes schools/educators belonging to Public and Catholic, English and Francophone School Boards and private and independent schools in these regions.

Tandia is offering TEN (10) $1,500 Strive for Success Grants!

Applications for 2023 are now closed.

Thank you to all those who applied.
Only successful applicants will be informed of the committee decision by email no later than November 3, 2023.

Application Process

The applicant must complete and submit the official application form that requires the following information to be provided:

• School/Educator applying
• Project title
• Project budget
• Is it a new or existing program?
• Project description
• Project details including materials required
• Number of students impacted
• How does it attribute to the success of a student(s)?
• Will you require outside volunteers?
• How will Tandia’s financial contribution assist with the program

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Selection Process

The Credit Union will form a selection committee of up to 5 members to evaluate the applications. The committee will consist of Tandia Management; selection committee members cannot be related to an applicant or have a relationship with the school applying.

Each application will be assessed by each committee member using a weighted scorecard. The average of the scorecards completed for each applicant will determine the final score and outcome for each applicant.

Grants will be awarded to the highest scoring applicant(s). The committee’s selection decision for Grant recipients is final. Only successful applicants will be informed of the committee decision by email no later than November 3, 2023.

Grant Recipient Conditions

  1. By applying for this grant, Grant recipients authorize Tandia to publicly share Project details including the names and/or photographs of recipients on their website, eNewsletter, social media pages, Annual Report and in branches without additional compensation or advisement.
  2. Grants must be used to fund application request.
  3. Once a school/educator has received a Grant, they cannot re-apply the following year but are eligible to apply again after two years.
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