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1st Year Teacher Grant

Grants to Louisiana Teachers to Purchase
Classroom Supplies and Instructional Resources

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana (A+PEL)

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Grants of up to $500 to Louisiana first-time teachers to assist with the purchase of instructional materials and supplies to set up their classrooms. These classroom expenses, traditionally supported by the state, district, or school funds, are often paid for by teachers from their personal accounts.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162714

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The applicant must be a first year teacher and provide a signed statement by their principal or human resources department attesting to their status.

A+PEL membership is not a requirement, but preference will be given to members.

Pre-Application Information:

The applicant agrees that receipts are required for reimbursement and agrees to submit them to the A+PEL office within 30 days of being notified of being the recipient (or attending the conference if for professional development) in order to be reimbursed for expenses related to the grant.

Applicants can be awarded only one A+PEL award within a 365 day time period.

Contact Information:

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

To apply, go to

Miranda Britt, Deputy Director
Director of Programs, University Relations and Professional Development
(800) 364-2735 or (225) 769-4005

Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana
7907 Wrenwood Blvd.,Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

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USA: Louisiana