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R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence

Awards to Virginia K-12 Teachers in Eligible Regions
for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond

Deadline Date:

02/22/21 5:00 PM

Description:

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Awards of up to $15,000 to Virginia K-12 public school teachers in eligible regions to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of education. Funding is intended to support professional development activities. Eligible applicants must teach in the communities of the City of Richmond, Counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, and Henrico, and the Department of Juvenile Justice in these localities.

Established in 1988, the R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence recognizes public school teachers who distinguish themselves by their inspiring classroom performance. The qualities of an outstanding teacher may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Strong knowledge of subject matter;
  • Dedication to the teaching profession;
  • Inspires students and peers;
  • Motivates students to develop skills and form positive habits towards learning and discipline;
  • Utilizes creative methods to engage students in the subject matter.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 168266

Number of Grants:

Approximately 15 teachers are selected each year.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The size of individual grant awards will range from $5,000 to $15,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Eligibility for the award is limited to full-time, classroom teachers in grades K-12 employed by the public school divisions of the City of Richmond, Counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, and Henrico, and the Department of Juvenile Justice in these localities.
- Teachers must have completed a minimum of three years of full-time service.
- Past winners become eligible at the beginning of the sixth year following their last award.
- A teacher cannot be selected as an award finalist more than twice during a five-year period.

Pre-Application Information:

- Nomination and Letter of Support Deadline: Monday, February 22, 2021 by 5 PM
- Nominee Response and Release Deadline: Monday, March 22, 2021 by 5 PM
- Principal’s Evaluation Deadline: Monday, March 22, 2021 by 5 PM
- Award Recipients will be announced in November.

- All nominations must be submitted online.
- Only nominations that include all required elements by the stated deadlines will be eligible for review by the Selection Committee.
- No individual may nominate more than one teacher.
- Nominators are requested to obtain the nominee’s consent.
- Nominations are welcome from all individuals with the exception of the nominee’s principal who will be responsible for an independent evaluation.
- Nominations made by students in grades K-5 must be accompanied by an endorsement from an adult within the space provided online.
- Teachers may not self-nominate.

Contact Information:

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

Nominations: https://www.grantinterface.com/Common/LogOn.aspx?eqs=ucxWAag0gAxZu5J9kAqSAXvuREr43OHHQnUNyO-kFbk1

Community Foundation
Stacey Keeley
804-330-7400
skeeley@cfrichmond.org

Alicia Dickinson
804-409-5606
adickinson@cfrichmond.org

District Representatives are also available to answer questions about the process:
- Chesterfield County Public Schools – Peyton Anderson - 804-639-8690
- Hanover County Public Schools – Amy Thompson - 804-365-4558
- Henrico County Public Schools – Tracie Weston - 804-652-3840
- Richmond City Public Schools – Damia Thomas - 804-807-3685
- Department of Juvenile Justice – Deana Williams - 804-356-1817

Community Foundation
3409 Moore Street
Richmond, VA 23230

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Virginia: City of Richmond, Counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, and Henrico

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