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Teacher's Grants

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JEMILTD_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Sat Nov 16 2002 - 21:13:06 PST


Deadline: June 15, 2003

The Jordan Fundamentals Grant Program was established in
1999 to recognize outstanding teaching and instructional
creativity in public secondary schools that serve
economically disadvantaged students. The program is
presented by the Jordan brand, a division of Nike, Inc.,
and administered by Scholarship Management Services, a
department of Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America,
Inc.

The program awards funding to teachers or paraprofessionals
who work with students in grades six through twelve in a
U.S. public school. Applicants should demonstrate instruc-
tional creativity and exemplify high learning expectations
for economically disadvantaged students. At least 40 percent
of the student population at the applicant's school must be
eligible for the free or reduced school lunch program.

Applicants must develop an original lesson plan or
thematic unit. Unique teaching methods and projects are
encouraged. Grants can be applied to resource materials,
supplies, equipment, transportation, or other costs related
to field trips. Up to 400 grants of $2,500 will be awarded
annually.

Guidelines and applications can be downloaded from the
program's Web site.

RFP Link:
http://www.nike.com/nikebiz/nikebiz.jhtml?page=26&item=jordan

For additional RFPs in Education, visit:
http://fdncenter.org/pnd/rfp/cat_education.jhtml

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2) Teachers Network Accepting Applications for New York
        City Grant Programs

Deadline: Deadline: May 1, 2003

Teachers Network ( http://www.teachersnetwork.org/ ), a
nationwide, nonprofit education organization that
identifies and connects innovative teachers within public
school systems, is offering grants and networking oppor-
tunities through its Teachers Network Impact II initiative.
The organization's New York City affiliate is currently
accepting applications for the following Impact II grant
programs:

Disseminator 2002-2003 Grants: Awards of $650 for
curriculum projects that have already been tested and
proven successful in the classroom. The projects must be
the original creation of the applying teacher. Disseminator
Grants are available for math, science, or new media
(technology) curriculum projects. Only New York City public
school teachers are eligible to apply.

Adaptor 2002-2003 Grants: Awards for teachers who wish to
adapt an award-winning curriculum project from the Catalog
of Creative Teacher-Developed Programs (available at the
Teachers Network Web site). Adaptor awards of $250 are
intended to assist teachers in implementing the innovative
program in his/her classroom. Only New York City public
school teachers are eligible to apply.

See the program's Web site for complete guidelines and to
download an application form.

RFP Link: http://www.teachersnetwork.org/grants/nyc/

For additional RFPs in Education, visit:
http://fdncenter.org/pnd/rfp/cat_education.jhtml

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