Oyster River Mini Grant Initiative

  • ORAA gives small grants (of approximately $300-$400 each) to fund innovative Oyster River classroom projects that are not supported by the district budget. Each year teachers from all 4 Oyster River schools submit project applications. We fund the projects within one year through our monthly "Wine & Dine" event ticket sales and individual donations. 

  • Please consider making a (tax-deducible) donation by clicking on the PayPal button next to the mini grant project that touches your heart! 

"Women in STEM” Mini Grant to support girls at Oyster River Middle School, 2013-2014

"Women in STEM” Mini Grant to support girls at Oyster River Middle School, 2013-2014

How to Apply for a Mini Grant

Oyster River teachers should submit an application for the 2019-2020 grant cycle between July 1 and October 1, 2019. 

Please click on "ORAA Mini Grant Application Instructions" document below for details. 

ORAA Mini Grant Application Instructions (pdf)


impact & Testimonials

 Since its inception in 2010, ORAA has raised $17,975 for the Mini Grant program!  

To see a listing of all the great projects we have funded, please click on the "Total Mini Grant Awards" document below.


Read thank you notes from Mast Way students for the 2013-2014 Bird Sanctuary project we supported in 

"Bird Sanctuary Thank You Notes" document below!

Total Mini Grant Awards Document (pdf)


Bird Sanctuary Thank You Notes (pdf)


Mini Grants for 2019-2020

Please check back soon for a listing of our 2019-2020 Mini Grant Projects! In the meantime, if you would like to make a general donation to our Mini Grant project fund, please donate using the PayPal button below. Thank you!

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