Brevard Public Schools Music and Theater Teachers Selected to Receive $45,000 in Grants

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Eleven Brevard County public school teachers were awarded a total of $45,000 in grants from the Phoenix Foundation of Central Florida’s Morning Glow grant program.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Eleven Brevard County public school teachers were awarded a total of $45,000 in grants from the Phoenix Foundation of Central Florida’s Morning Glow grant program.

The grants cover needs such as new sound systems, choral risers, uniforms and instruments.

The schools receiving grants are: Astronaut High in Titusville, Central Middle in West Melbourne, Coquina Elementary in Titusville, Croton Elementary in Melbourne, Golfview Elementary Magnet in Rockledge, Imperial Estates Elementary in Titusville, McNair Middle in Rockledge, Melbourne High, Pinewood Elementary in Mims, and Southwest Middle and Turner Elementary, both in Palm Bay.

“We are so grateful to the Phoenix Foundation of Central Florida for providing grants for our music teachers, theater teachers and theater managers,” said Cindy Johnson, resource teacher for K-12 music.

“The Phoenix Foundation of Central Florida is making a difference in the lives of our BPS students and teachers.”

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The mission of the Morning Glow grant program is to provide much-needed funds to supplement the current budget for Brevard Public Schools’ music and theater programs.

Phoenix Foundation of Central Florida-Morning Glow has pledged $200,000 a year through 2022 to support music and theater programs in Brevard County.

Morning Glow grants are available to music teachers, and theater teachers and managers. They may apply for up to $25,000 per application to be used in building, reviving, renovating and providing supplies for school music and theater programs. Recipients are selected by a committee, and grants are awarded bi-annually in April and November.

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