Educators and individuals who represent programs and organizations that fuel the imagination, education and growth of students can apply for a Greater Atlanta McDonald’s Golden Grant. This Atlanta-exclusive grant program is funded by local McDonald’s owner/operators to help K-12 students reach their full potential, according to a press release.
Twelve Golden Grants will be awarded based on creativity, innovation, need and hands-on application of projects:
one for $20,000, one for $10,000 and 10 each for $1,000.
Activities that qualify for a Golden Grant include arts and crafts programs, education initiatives, mentorship and empowerment programs, after-school programs, community service outreach, sporting programs and activities, and more.
“Golden Grants was created to be a resource for teachers and other individuals who are working hard to positively impact the lives and minds of our students,” said Dave Hamilton, a local McDonald’s owner/operator.
The Greater Atlanta McDonald’s Operators Association includes more than 50 owner/operators and operations managers, representing 271 restaurants in the 45 county Greater Atlanta area.
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