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Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Grants

Grants to USA K-12 Teachers to Bring Computer Science,
Engineering, and Entrepreneurship Projects to the Classroom

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Allen Distinguished Educator (ADE)

Deadline Date:

09/05/17 11:59 PM PT


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Grants of up to $1,000 to USA K-12 teachers to bring the funding source's innovative computer science, engineering, and entrepreneurship projects to their classrooms. These projects were created in collaboration with select educators and include interactive guided tours, detailed project plans, and opportunities for comments and discussion with other educators.

The purpose of these grants is to help ADE enhance the replicability of the DIY Guides described above, as well as their adaptability to a range of school types, locations, and grade levels. Toward that end, the funding source is looking for teachers who work in school environments different from those of the ADEs who created them.

Each grant amount will be calculated based off of the fixed and variable cost of the selected DIY with a $200 teacher stipend. The equation is: (Fixed Cost) + (Variable Cost * # students) + $200 teacher stipend.

When possible, ADE will highlight your implementation of the DIY guide on the ADE website, social media channels, or other outlets.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 165502

Estimated Size of Grant:

- The grant includes money for project materials and $200 for providing feedback to the ADE program.
- The maximum grant amount is capped at $1,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility requirements:

- Candidates must have completed at least one year of teaching experience in K-12 schools at the time of application.
- Candidates must be citizens of the United States.
- Limit one application per person.

Pre-Application Information:

Do-It-Yourself Grant Application period opens on July 20th and closes on Sept 5th at 11:59 PM PT.

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Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Guides and Grants:

Grantee Responsibilities:
- Provide comments on how they adapted the DIY to work in their classroom
- Provide photos of their classroom’s implementation of the DIY
- Respond to information requests from the ADE program on at most, a bi-weekly basis

- Grants are included as taxable income on the recipient’s tax return
- Vulcan Inc. will issue a 1099 to each grantee

Contact Information:

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

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