Foundation / Corporation
New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education
Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to New Jersey public school employees to support creative educational projects that present a fresh, bold approach to learning. Funding may be requested by an individual or a group. Consideration will be given to both new and continuing projects.
The Foundation may administer general and special grants for nonprofit educational purposes to:
-Improve teaching and learning generally;
-Advance educational programs and methods;
-Promote a full exchange of information with other organizations concerned with general education programs.
Grants may be awarded in the following categories:
Previous recipients will be permitted to request funds for one additional year.
An individual or group may apply for a grant that includes funding from another source.
Professional Growth Grants:
An individual or group shall be permitted to apply for grants to provide funding for the development of professional growth programs.
An individual or group may apply for a grant to expand a program already in existence.
An individual may apply for a grant designed to improve teaching and learning in general.
Specific criteria are used in the grant selection process. Grant proposals should, whenever possible:
-Be innovative, creative, and exploratory in nature;
-Contribute information and knowledge to the operation of schools, educational practice, or access to educational opportunities for learners of all ages;
-Have measurable potential for success;
-Be easily replicated by others;
-Include the criteria and procedure for evaluating the success of the project or program;
-Consider potential collaboration and partnership with other members of the education community,
parents, or community organizations as desirable and encouraged;
-Not be designed to underwrite programs and materials that are the responsibility of the school district;
-Address multicultural issues or diversity;
-Include clarity of proposal;
-Include a specific budget.
GrantWatch ID#: 158265
$500 - $10,000
Your application will be considered as long as your timeline begins no earlier than June and ends by August 1 of the target school year.
Through a Continuation Grant, previous recipients will be permitted to request funds for one additional year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
New Jersey Education Association
180 W. State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608
Trenton, NJ 08607-1211
Contact Information and Form:
USA: New Jersey
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