2020 Empowering Education Grant Application

Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative is member driven and community focused. Annually, we award Empowering Education Grants of $500 each to teachers in schools throughout the Eastern Illini service territory. Up to 40 grants are awarded. Applications need to be submitted by December 13, 2019. Review and evaluation of the applications will happen in January 2020 and teachers will be notified by the end of February.

Please complete the application online: 

2020 Empowering Education Grant Application

2020 Empowering Education Grant Application

Applicant Information


Project Description

Please do make reference to specific schools, teachers or school mascots in this section.

Application Agreement

By clicking the Submit button below, I agree that: I am a certified teacher in a K-12 school that serves Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative member families. I have the support for this project of my school principal. I have not submitted another grant application to Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative this school year. If awarded, I will use this grant for students in grades K-12. I agree to submit a report about this project if I am awarded a grant. I also agree that my name, photo, and information about the grant may be used in publications and publicity of Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative without compensation to me or my team members. Applicants will be considered to agree to these terms with a submitted application