Target: Early Childhood Reading Grants
Target Early Childhood Reading
Grants promote a love of reading and encourages young children to read together
with their families by supporting programs such as after-school reading events
and weekend book clubs. Maximum award: $2,000.
Eligibility: schools, libraries,
and nonprofit organizations. Deadline: April 30, 2013.
Target: Arts and Culture in Schools
Target Arts and Culture in Schools Grants help schools and nonprofits to bring arts and cultural
experiences directly to K-12 students. These programs must have a curriculum
component. Maximum award: $2,000. Eligibility: schools and nonprofit
organizations. Deadline: April 30, 2013.
ING: Unsung Heroes
The ING Unsung Heroes awards program recognizes innovative and progressive thinking in education through monetary awards. Maximum award: $25,000. Eligibility: full-time educators,
teachers, principals, paraprofessionals, or classified staff members with
effective projects that improve student learning at an accredited K-12 public or
private school. Deadline: April 30, 2013.
NCSS: Christa McAuliffe Reach for
the Stars Award
National Council for the Social Studies Christa McAuliffe Reach for the Stars Award aims to help a social studies educator make his or her dream of innovative social studies a reality.
Grants will be given to assist classroom teachers in developing and implementing
imaginative, innovative, and illustrative social studies teaching strategies;
and supporting student implementation of innovative social studies, citizenship
projects, field experiences, and community connections. Maximum award: $2,500.
Eligibility: Full-time social studies teachers or social studies teacher
educators currently engaged with K-12 students; NCSS membership required.
Deadline: May 1, 2013.
source: Los Angeles Education Partnership