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Grants to Georgia Teachers for
Innovative Educational Projects

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Loveday Foundation and Georgia Independent School Association (GISA)

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Grants of $1,000 to Georgia teachers or groups of teachers for innovative educational projects. Priority will be given to projects with a lasting impact. Funding is intended for original and creative programs that are beneficial to students and have attainable goals.

An innovative project is one that places the emphasis on the students and not the teachers. It should contain original and innovative ideas; should involve significant numbers of students; and it should have an impact which continues over time.

The proposal must be original, unique, demonstrate creativity, involve risk-taking, have a widespread impact, and possess a visionary quality. The proposed project should promote innovative activities to motivate and benefit significant numbers of students.

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GrantWatch ID#: 140580

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Project can be conducted anytime during the current school year, summer, or within one calendar year of the date of grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The teacher submitting the application must be a classroom instructor who is in daily contact with the students who will be participating in the project. Applications must be submitted by an individual teacher; however, a group of teachers and/or students may be involved in the project. Only one application can be submitted per teacher. A maximum of three applications may be submitted from any one school.

Teachers must be from an association member school. List of GISA member schools:

An innovative project is not one which has as its main focus teacher advancement, travel, or a teacher’s course of study.

Pre-Application Information:

Submit written proposal by October 19, 2018.

Notifications will be mailed in mid-to-late November.

The proposal must be in detail listing all participants, procedures or process to be followed, goal, final evaluation, and must contain Principal’s or Headmaster’s signature of approval.

Cost cannot exceed the value of the grant, except if the school adds to the funding. All projected costs of every sort must be itemized and included with the proposals. 20% of the grant may be used as a stipend for the grantee. Other costs and expenses may be charged to the remaining 80%.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Please submit application to:
GISA Teacher Services Committee
PO Box 1057
Thomaston, GA 30286


Telephone: 706.938.1400
Fax: 706.938.1401

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Georgia