The foundation is pleased to offer a Teacher Grant Program for faculty at Nickajack. This program allows teachers to apply for funding for curriculum enhancements, STEAM-focused equipment and supplies, and professional development opportunities.

In order to be awarded funding, teachers are required to submit a grant application. Once grant applications have been received, a grant committee comprised of Foundation Board Members will read and score the applications based on a rubric.     

Applications are evaluated based on the following considerations: 


  • April Mitchell – 2nd Grade Art Station

  • Chrisley McAllister – Get your Teach On

  • Debra Curley – Storyworks subscription

  • Dijana Vidakovic – Gardening Unit supplies

  • Jasmine Randall – 3D printing Materials

  • Jasmine Randall – Get your Teach On conference

  • Kathy McGill – ABCYa Subscription

  • Kennesha Collins – OSMO Activities

  • Maria McDonald – Flocabulary Subscription

  • Nichol Powell – Math Movement

  • Nichol Powell – STEM GEMS Club

  • Pam Zentner – Georgia Association for Gifted Children (GAGC) annual conference

  • Pamela Cooper – ESOL Conference

  • Pamela Cooper – Imagine Learning Online

  • Rachel Harris – Generation Genius Subscription

  • Rikita Henderson – Animal Diorama materials

  • Sushmitta Kumar – Pro Typing Club

  • Yinia Baumhover – Spanish Language books

  • Yvisc Llanos-Orta – DinoLingo


“The support received from our Nickajack Foundation has been instrumental in building the Math Lab from the ground up!  Every item wished for has been provided, from hands-on manipulatives to build conceptual understanding, to technology to enhance our application experiences. Thank you NESF for always supporting our students.”

– Karen Harrison, Math Lab Teacher