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ProjectClassroom Teacher Grant Program

Grants to Iowa K-5 Teachers in Eligible Counties
for Projects, Trips, and Supplies to Enrich Learning

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Greater Iowa Credit Union

Deadline Date:

09/15/17

Description:

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Grants of $1,000 to Iowa K-5 teachers in eligible counties for initiatives or supplies that will contribute to, and enhance, student learning and the classroom environment. Funding is intended to allow teachers to purchase items that they may not otherwise be able to afford, such as classroom supplies, technology, equipment, field trips, and more.

For the purposes of these grants, teachers must be teaching within the following Counties: Adair, Audubon, Boone, Butler, Calhoun, Carroll, Clarke, Crawford, Dallas, Franklin, Greene, Grundy, Guthrie, Hamilton, Hardin, Harrison, Ida, Jasper, Lucas, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Monona, Polk, Poweshiek, Sac, Shelby, Story, Tama, Warren, Webster, Woodbury, and Wright.

Applicants will be judged based on the following criteria:

- Does the project enhance the academic environment in the classroom and contribute toward academic achievement among the teacher’s students?
- Does the project have compelling, creative or unique features which makes it stand out from traditional approaches to classroom teaching?
- Are the project costs adequately detailed in the essay/proposal?
- If funded with a grant, would the project have the support of the school’s administration?

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172548

Number of Grants:

5

Estimated Size of Grant:

$1,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

K-5 teachers who teach within the 33 Iowa Counties of Greater Iowa’s membership may apply.

Greater Iowa’s Field of Membership includes the following Counties: Adair, Audubon, Boone, Butler, Calhoun, Carroll, Clarke, Crawford, Dallas, Franklin, Greene, Grundy, Guthrie, Hamilton, Hardin, Harrison, Ida, Jasper, Lucas, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Monona, Polk, Poweshiek, Sac, Shelby, Story, Tama, Warren, Webster, Woodbury, and Wright.

See the map below for more information.

Note: Nominations can come from members, teachers, and administrators.

Pre-Application Information:

The 2017 application period will be open from August 1 - September 15. Check on the URL for Full Text link below after August 1 for the online application link.

Contact Information:

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

Phone: 800-296-9064 (Toll-Free)

Contact Form: https://www.greateriowacu.org/contact/

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa: The 33 Iowa Counties of Greater Iowa’s membership