Community Focus Federal Credit Union (CFFCU) offers Cash for Class grants for Downriver teachers on annual basis. Teachers can each win up to $250.00 to fund the purchase of supplies, equipment or implementation of special projects for their classrooms.The program is open to all teachers who live, work, or worship in one of the 18 Downriver communities served by CFFCU including Allen Park, Brownstown, Ecorse, Flat Rock, Gibraltar, Grosse Ile, Lincoln, Park, Melvindale, New Boston, River Rouge, Riverview, Rockwood, Romulus, Southgate, Taylor, Trenton, Waltz, Willow, Woodhaven, Wyandotte. Teachers must be certified K-12 educators serving in public, private, parochial, or charter schools.
In 2018 CFFCU awarded the following Cash for Class grants:
Rachel Trapani - Lindemann Elementary, Allen Park
Project Name: From Carton to Garden
Details: Artful transformation of recycled containers into an indoor school garden.
Amanda Pratt - Woodhaven High School, Woodhaven
Project Name: DNA All Day
Details: Purchase of MiniOne Electrophoresis System that would offer a hands-one approach to microbiology and biotechnology in the school lab.
Check out the projects we've made possible for our past grant recipients!Go to main navigation