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Grants to Cook County, Illinois PreK-12 Public School Educators for Project-Based Learning Initiatives

ELIGIBILITY:

Geographic Focus

USA: Illinois

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Teacher Incentive Grant

Oppenheimer Family Foundation


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #141317

Grant Description

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Grants of up to $2,000 to Cook County, Illinois PreK-12 public school educators and administrators for project-based learning initiatives that benefit students in the Chicago Public School System. Eligible projects will be creative hands-on educational opportunities that enhance and go beyond the school curriculum. The project should end with a culminating activity.

Up to 9 teachers, including the contact teacher, may apply for one grant. Any teacher listed as a project member must be actively involved in creating and carrying out the grant.

No money will be awarded for computers, LCD projectors, teacher stipends, food/beverages, school fundraisers, equipment, uniforms, materials, etc. that are not being used for a specific project.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-All certified CPS personnel are eligible to apply, including administrators, counselors and social workers from pre-kindergarten through Grade 12.

-Charter schools that serve CPS students are eligible to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

ONLINE applications must be submitted by Wednesday October 1st, 2014 and HARD COPIES must be received by midnight Wednesday October 1st, 2014.

Submit only one application per project.

To submit an online application, go to: http://offtig.org/teachersarea/manageaccount/create.php (for information on how to create an account, see: http://www.offtig.org/faqs/index.php#11)

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $2,000.

Term of Contract:

Projects must be completed by Tuesday June 30th, 2015.

Contact Information:

Oppenheimer Family Foundation 2015 TIG
1501 N. State Parkway
Chicago, IL 60610

Email: grantinfo@offtig.org
Telephone: (312) 943-9472

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