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									NEA Foundation Grants and Awards


The NEA Foundation supports a variety of efforts by teachers, education support
professionals, and higher education faculty and staff to improve student learning
in the nation's public schools, colleges, and universities.
http://www.nfie.org/grants.htm

You will find the following grants and awards listed at that site.
      How to Apply for Innovation Grants and Learning & Leadership
       Grants: The NEA Foundation provides $2,000-$5,000 grants to teachers,
       education support professionals, and higher education faculty and staff in
       public schools, colleges, and universities for the purpose of engaging in
       high-quality professional development or implementing innovative ideas
       that raise student achievement. These grants are funded in part by
       Staples Recycle for Education. Eligible applicants may apply at any time
       and must follow the grant guidelines.

      Read Across America Library Books Awards
       These $5,000 awards help public schools serving economically
       disadvantaged students purchase books for school libraries. The
       foundation makes these awards on behalf of the National Education
       Association, with generous support from Warner Brothers, Inc. The next
       deadline is September 15. Apply now!
      NEA Fine Arts Grants: On behalf of the National Education Association
       (NEA), The NEA Foundation offers NEA Fine Arts grants to NEA
       members. Available to elementary (grades K-6) school art specialists
       through local NEA affiliates, the grants allow fine arts educators to create
       and implement programs that promote learning among students at risk of
       school failure. Deadline: February 1, 2006.
      Arts@Work Grant Program: The NEA Foundation's Arts@Work grants
       encourage public secondary school arts teachers to collaborate with
       expert technology-using teachers and the business community to develop
       examples of technology-integrated arts curricula that meet high standards
       for student achievement. This program is supported in part by a grant from
       the National Endowment for the Arts. The Foundation is not currently
       accepting applications for this program. Read about the grant
       recipients.
      The NEA Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes and
       rewards the excellence demonstrated by NEA members nationwide. All
       NEA members, including teachers, education support professionals, and
       higher education faculty and staff, are eligible for the award.
   The NEA Foundation Award for Outstanding Service to Public
    Education honors an individual who has made exceptional contributions
    to public education. Recipients include actor LeVar Burton, former United
    States Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley, and Fred Rogers, creator
    and host of Mr. Roger's Neighborhood.

   The NEA Foundation Grantee Awards recognize the extraordinary
    accomplishments of the Foundation's grant recipients and their service to
    the profession.


   "Public High School Music Programs"
    The Grammy Signature Schools program of the Grammy Foundation
    annually honors exceptional public high school music programs across the
    United States. Maximum Award: $25,000. Eligibility: School music
    departments applying for the Grammy Signature Schools Enterprise
    Award must demonstrate financial need. Deadline: October 22, 2005.
    http://www.grammyintheschools.com

   "Tiger Woods Foundation Grants"
    Tiger Woods Foundation grants focus on providing opportunities to
    children who are underserved, focusing on programs and projects that
    enhance the learning process for children and transitional programs for
    young adults to become productive adults. Maximum Award: $25,000.
    Eligibility: 501(c)3 organizations; see website for further stipulations.
    Deadline: Nov 1. 2005.
    http://www.twfound.org/grants/deadlines.sps?itype=7610

   "NEA Fine Arts Grants"
    On behalf of the National Education Association (NEA), The NEA
    Foundation offers NEA Fine Arts grants to NEA members. Available to
    elementary (grades K-6) school art specialists through local NEA affiliates,
    the grants allow fine arts educators to create and implement programs that
    promote learning among students at risk of school failure.
    Deadline: February 1, 2006.
    http://www.neafoundation.org/programs/finearts.htm

   "The NEA Foundation"
    Grants are provided for the purpose of engaging in high-quality
    professional development or implementing project-based learning and
    break-the-mold innovations that raise student achievement. Maximum
    Award: $5,000. Eligibility: public school teachers, public school education
    support professionals, and faculty and staff in public higher education
    institutions.
    Deadline: February 1, 2006.
    http://www.neafoundation.org/grants.htm

								
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