Tennessee START A TEAM Grant Program

Grants to Tennessee Schools and Organizations to
Create Student Teams for STEM and Arts Competitions

GrantWatch ID#: 176021
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Destination Imagination

10/31/16 11:59 PM CDT Receipt

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Tennessee schools and organizations to start a student team that engages in 21st-century skill building, STEM, service learning, and the arts. Teams will compete in creative tournaments facilitated by the funding source. The goal of this program is to provide students with the opportunity to apply their creativity.

Funding will support creation of Destination Imagination teams. At the start of the season, teams choose one of seven Challenges. After weeks spent creating, developing and practicing their solutions, they go to a local tournament. Top-scoring teams advance to state or country tournaments. The top level of the tournaments is the Global Finals.

Destination Imagination programs are developed annually to ensure they are relevant and align to National Education Standards, STEM standards, ELA Common Core Standards and Mathematics Common Core Standards.

Up to $1,000.

Grants will be awarded to schools and other organizations.

More information about Destination Imagination may be found here:

More information about the Destination Imagination challenge categories may be found here:

There are four steps in the application process: (1) devise a Start a Team Plan; (2) a statement/justification of need; (3) the application form itself; and (4) a final report, submitted no later than May 1, 2017.

Application packets must be received no later than October 31, 2016, midnight CDT.

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

Applications may be submitted via email to:

Or printed and mailed to:

Tennessee Destination Imagination
c/o Nancy Kornegay
95 S. Main St. #401
Memphis, TN 38103

Staff Contacts:

Nancy Kornegay, Affiliate Training Director

Linda Chambers, Affiliate Director

P: 615.646.5236
F: 615.662.5651

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