To support chartered ChemClubs wishing to make a local impact through community interactions, such as service projects or science learning experiences in the greater community.
Chartered ChemClubs are eligible to receive up to a $300 Finn Scientific gift card to support their community-based chemistry activities. Community activities done in collaboration with ACS Local Sections, ACS Student Chapters, or other ChemClubs are eligible to receive up to a $500 Flinn gift card.
To be eligible for a ChemClub Community Activity Grant, your club must meet the following requirements:
The application period for the 2023-2024 school year will open on August 1, 2023 and will close on November 1, 2023.
You will provide your school and contact information.
Summarize your Club's proposed activity/event and the goals associated with it. If you have done the activity/event before, how will you enhance the activity this year?
All funds will be disrtubted as a Flinn Scentific Gift Certificate. Describe the supplies that your Club would like to purchase for this grant activity. Please include specific items from Flinn Scientific, the quantity of each item and rationale for the quantity, the price of each item, total cost estimate, not to exceed $300 (unless collaborating with another ChemClub, ACS Student Chapter, or ACS Local Section, in which case it is not to exceed $500.). Include any shipping charges that may be added by Flinn.
The grant activity must be chemistry-related and impact the community outside of the immediate school of the ChemClub. Examples include planning and conducting science demonstrations at a local elementary or middle school, starting a recycling program for your community, and conducting water quality testing in your local community. ChemClub members must be heavily involved in the planning and execution of the project.
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Your grant application will be evaluated using the following criteria: