South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) - Office of Standards and Learning
10/21/20 4:00 PM EST
Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $60,000 to South Carolina nonprofit organizations, school districts, and institutions of higher education to develop new educational materials related to African-American history. Funding is intended to support teacher training as well as instructional units for in-school use.
Grants are to be used for the development of new inquiry-based instructional materials aligned to the 2020 South Carolina Social Studies College- and Career-Ready Standards via one of the following approaches:
Instructional units for both approaches must be accompanied by a text set, defined as a collection of primary and secondary sources that provide evidence to support the theme, issue, or topic explored in the instructional unit. Text sets must use APA format and each unit must include the following number of sources:
Each unit must also connect to a theme or Key Concept within the course and include student use of the skills for the course as identified in the standards.
Grants must be used in accordance with statutory and regulatory requirements. Grant funds may be used to provide participant stipends, cover all materials costs, and salaries. For the multi-day experience, lodging and meal per diem are acceptable.
GrantWatch ID#: 177741
Award amounts will be determined based on the quality of applications received and total funding requested; however, the maximum award for the African American Historic Sites PLO is $60,000. The maximum award for the Instructional Units PLO is $10,000.
The funding period is December 7, 2020, to June 25, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://scde.formstack.com/forms/african_american_instructional_materials_grant_2020
South Carolina Department of Education
Office of Standards and Learning
1429 Senate Street, Suite 611-C
Columbia, SC 29201
USA: South Carolina
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