Ohio FCCLA FACT Initiative
FCCLA and the Ohio Department of Public Safety are teaming up again to offer FCCLA Chapters the opportunity to plan and carry-out a FACTS project that meets community needs. This year up to 75 Ohio chapters could receive a $1,000 stipend to help bring project ideas to life!
Do you need project inspiration? Use the resources found in FCCLA’s F.A.C.T.S. Program Guide to get started. A digital copy is now available to all Ohio chapters in your registration portal. (Check Purchased Publications under the Resources tab.) For more information about FCCLA’S F.A.C.T.S. national program, visit www.fcclainc.org
In addition to the $1,000 stipend, four projects will be selected as the most outstanding and will be awarded a $2,500 cash prize each at Ohio FCCLA’s State Leadership Conference and will be considered for additional state and national F.A.C.T.S. program awards.
Application deadline is Nov. 22 so start planning now!
Step 1 – Apply: Find the FACTS Initiative Application in your chapter registration portal. (Click: Surveys tab, Ohio FACTS Initiative, 2020-2021 Ohio FCCLA FACTS Project Application)
Step 2 – Receive $1,000 stipend. FCCLA will award 75 Ohio chapters a stipend of $1,000 to conduct a traffic safety related project. (Failure to complete project or to apply for FACTS Program Award will result in chapter refunding stipend to National FCCLA.)
Step 3 - Carry out a FACTS Project. Use your stipend funds as needed to conduct a FACTS project in your school or community.
Step 4 – Submit a FACTS Program Award Application by Mar. 1, 2021. Four Ohio chapters with the most outstanding projects will each be awarded $2,500 and will be considered for additional state and national FACTS program awards. The FACTS Program Award application is available under the “Program Awards” tab.
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