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AWIEF Academic Grant Program

 

The AWI Education Foundation is committed to giving a one-million-dollar multi-year grant to be awarded over the next decade with a potential two-million-dollar impact on the industry.

 

ACCEPTABLE GRANT USE

Grant program funds shall be used to acquire:

  • Technology

  • Equipment

  • Facility Improvements

To sustain, grow and better educate and train tomorrow’s woodworkers

 

Exclusion: Consumables, Materials, and Supplies

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Must be a qualified architectural woodworking program

 

Definition of Architectural Woodwork

Architectural woodwork refers to any custom-made wood that is left exposed, either residential or commercial, when the build is finished.

 

Example: Standing & running trim, cabinets, panels, and doors. 

Exclusion: Specialty items such as flooring, shingles, exposed roof decking, ceiling, siding, structural wood trusses and rafters, and overhead-type doors. 

 

Definition of Qualified Architectural Woodworking Program

Not-for-Profit Secondary (High School) or Post-Secondary (College) which display critical development in technology and skills used in producing architectural woodwork.

 

FUND DISTRIBUTION

$100,000 in grants are available each year.

 

Distribution Requests

  • $10,000 and under: Match encouraged, not required

  • Over $10,000: 100% match required


Note: Match equals cash or in-kind donation
Example: $20,000 grant requires $20,000 match 

APPLICATION SCHEDULE AND DEADLINES

  • Open Grant Application Period| October 1 – March 31
  • Application Evaluation | April
  • Notification of Grant Recipient | June
  • Distribution of Grant Funds | July

Partners

Premium Partners

QCPad

Platinum Partner

 

 

Gold Partners