Spark Reading School Grants

Grants to Rhode Island Individual Third Grade
Teachers for Team Projects That Inspire Reading

GrantWatch ID#: 176332
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Rhode Island Foundation

10/23/16 11:59 PM EST

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Rhode Island third grade teacher and educator teams for projects that will encourage students to read and inspire a lifelong love of reading. Funding is intended for exceptionally creative projects that will make reading fun and exciting. Possible projects include:

- Launching a guest reader program
- Initiatives that reinforce literacy through performance or visual arts
- Creating a new book club for students and parents
- Investing in audio or print lending book libraries
- Inviting published authors to visit
- Supporting “young author” conferences
- Hosting afterschool “read-in” nights

Grants are up to $10,000.

Funds must be expended by the end of the 2016-2017 school year.

Teacher teams must consist of two or more teachers, and the lead applicant must be a third grade teacher in a Rhode Island public school, although other educators, like reading specialists and librarians, may also be a part of the applying team.

A letter of support from the school principal is required.

Please note that no assistance will be available after 5:00 PM (EST).

Programs selected for funding will be announced in December of 2016.

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

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If you already have started an online application, please log in to the page to edit the application that is in progress:

Ricky Bogert, Donor Services Administrator
(401) 427-4011

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