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Innovative Teacher Mini-Grants

Grants to Local Ohio Pre-K-12 Educators for
Programs that Increase Student Achievement

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Turning Foundation

Conf. Date:


Deadline Date:

10/10/14 4:30 PM ET


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Grants of up to $1,500 to Ashtabula, Columbiana, Trumbull and Mahoning Counties, Ohio PreK-12 teachers or teams of teachers for programs that augment learning and improve outcomes in classrooms. Priorities include projects that connect creative and innovative practice to student achievement and school improvement and that develop partnerships between schools, classrooms, businesses and community partners.

The application process requires teachers to focus on a few specific areas - while promoting the opportunity to be creative and innovative. The four specific goal areas of the grant program include:

1) Kindergarten Readiness
2) 3rd Grade Reading Proficiency
3) 8th Grade Math Proficiency
4) Postsecondary/Career Readiness

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 147284

Number of Grants:

A minimum of 4 awards will be made.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,500

Term of Contract:

This grant cycle is supporting activities during the 2014-15 school year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Classroom teachers or groups of teachers in a four-county area (Ashtabula, Columbiana, Trumbull and Mahoning) are eligible to apply.

Pre-proposal Conference:

An optional Pre-grant application webinar will take place on September 22, 2014. Contact the Foundation at the number listed below for further details.

Contact Information:

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

Turning Foundation
255 West Federal Street
Youngstown, OH 44503

Telephone: (330) 599-4954
Fax: (330) 884-6065
General Email:

John Wilson, Director of the Turning Foundation

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Ohio