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Grants to Metro Dallas, Texas Teachers to Enrich Education
for Their Students & Children with Down Syndrome

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas

Deadline Date:

04/30/15 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Texas teachers or teams of teachers to support highly engaging instructional programs and projects in the Dallas Metroplex. Priority is given to projects that benefit children with Down Syndrome.

Additional Priorities:
-Engage students and teachers in innovative, creative, challenging, hands-on ways;
-Motivate students and keep alive an eagerness to learn;
-Improve basic learning skills;
-Build positive self-esteem and the belief that success is achievable.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153432

Estimated Size of Grant:

$500 - $5,000

Term of Contract:

Projects are to take place during the 2015-2016 school year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Not Funded:
-Staff salaries or substitute teacher costs;
-Personal honorariums for the applicants;
-Field trips unless it is an integral part of the project;
-Applications not in compliance with standards set forth in the Grant Application section below.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications are submitted to:

Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas
1702 N. Collins Blvd. Ste. 170
Richardson, TX 75080

Grant recipients will be notified no later than Monday, June 1, 2015. Please note that grant recipients will be recognized at the Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas’ Annual Fall Conference.

Contact Information:

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

Jennifer Ford, Executive Director
jennifer@downsyndromedallas.org

Phone: (214) 267-1374
Fax: (972) 234-2510

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas

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