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Innovator Grants

Grants to Miami-Dade County, Florida K-12 Teachers
for Innovative Instructional Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Education Fund

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Grants ranging from $300 to $1,000 to Miami-Dade County, Florida K-12 public school teachers for innovative instructional projects. Funding is intended for unique projects that challenge and encourage student learning and enrich and enliven the curriculum.

Many past grants have included interdisciplinary, active-learning lessons. Others have reinforced learning through simulations or applied school work to real-life situations.

Please Note: While the Fund welcomes projects for funding in any category, there is additional funding made available for projects addressing specific areas of study. The current areas are STEM/STEAM, Robotics, Holocaust Education and Literacy.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148469

Estimated Size of Grant:

$300 - $1,000

Term of Contract:

Project funds must be spent during the current school year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

These grants are open only to K-12 Miami-Dade County public school teachers.

Approval is required from your school principal to ensure that appropriate administrative personnel are aware of your submission of the grant application.

Applicants should be registered for and attend the 2018 Idea Expo Teacher Conference.

Each teacher may submit only one proposal; however, if a teacher is part of a team for one proposal, the teacher is not prohibited from submitting another proposal as part of a different team or on their own.

Funds cannot be allocated toward personal honorariums for the applicant.

Proposals will not be funded for expansion and/or maintenance of previous grants.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: November 15, 2018

Grant checks will be written directly to teachers.

Recipients will be recognized at an Awards Reception and in an Awards Publication.

The grant application form can be found at the bottom of the page in the URL for Full Text field below.

Contact Information:

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

Audrey Onyeike, Program Director

The Education Fund
6713 Main Street, Suite 240
Miami Lakes, FL 33014

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: Miami-Dade County