bright ideas

The Bright Ideas Education Grant Program supports innovative and effective classroom education curriculum that cannot be covered by traditional school financing. Individual teachers can apply for grants up to $1,000 while teams of teachers are eligible for grants up to $1,500.

Teachers in public and private schools, K-12 in Berkeley Electric Cooperative’s service area are eligible to participate. Grants are awarded for projects in any discipline and are intended to help teachers within Berkeley Electric Cooperative’s service area produce a better-educated workforce. The grants are designed to help teachers introduce innovative teaching methods.

Grants are awarded annually in a competitive evaluation process. Applications are accepted May – June annually.   

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Congratulations to our 2022 Grant Winners 

  • Moncks Corner Elementary - Making a Scene

  • Hanahan Elementary - Elementary School Garden

  • Charleston Collegiate, Thinking Outside the Flock

  • Cape Romain Environmental Education Charter School, SPED Chromebooks

  • Cane Bay High, Ceramic Arts for Marine Life Awareness

  • Sangaree Middle, Student Engagement in a Post-COVID World

Bright Ideas Program