All students should have the opportunity to compete. California Casualty’s 66-year commitment to educators and schools also reaches to athletic fields.
(PRWEB) December 18, 2017
Public middle and high schools needing a boost for their sports programs have until January 15, 2018 to apply for a 2017/2018 California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant. The application and information can be found at http://www.calcasathleticsgrant.com. Qualifying schools can receive up to $3,000.
The grant is named after California Casualty Chairman Emeritus Tom Brown, an avid sportsman who believes that teamwork, confidence and sportsmanship help develop high achievers in academics and in life.
Since its inception in 2011, nearly $600,000 has been awarded to more than 500 high schools across the nation to improve athlete safety, offset participation fees or purchase much needed equipment.
“All students should have the opportunity to compete,” said Lisa Almeida, Assistant Vice President. “California Casualty’s 66-year commitment to educators and schools also reaches to athletic fields.”
Applications are being taken at http://www.calcasathleticsgrant.com. The deadline for consideration is January 15, 2018, with 2017/2018 recipients announced in April.
California Casualty has served educators since 1951 and has provided the NEA® Auto & Home Insurance Program since 2000. The company gives back to educators through other community impact initiatives:
- $7,500 School Lounge Makeovers, http://www.schoolloungemakeover.com
- The $200 Help Your Classroom monthly grants, http://www.calcas.com/help-your-classroom
- The NEA Foundation/California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence – given to educators to honor and promote excellence in education and to elevate professionalism. Winners receive $650 for their schools, http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/nea-foundation-awards/
Headquartered in San Mateo, California, with Service Centers in Arizona, Colorado and Kansas, California Casualty provides auto and home insurance to educators, law enforcement officers, firefighters and nurses across the country. Founded in 1914, California Casualty has been led by four generations of the Brown family. To learn more about California Casualty, or to request an auto insurance quote, please visit http://www.calcas.com or call 1.800.800.9410.