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Training and Support Grant

Grants to West Central Nebraska Nonprofits and Schools
for K-12 Teacher Trainings and Classroom Materials

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation - John Russell Applegate Fund for Teachers

Deadline Date:

04/15/19

Description:

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Grants ranging from $250 to $5,000 to West Central Nebraska public schools, nonprofits, and educational organizations for K-12 teacher training. Funding may also be requested for resources for K-12 teachers to support innovative learning programs. Preference will be given to projects that will make a major impact, will help make a needed change, or will contribute to the solution of an important educational problem or challenge.

For this grant program, West Central Nebraska includes the following counties: Custer, Dawson, Frontier, Hayes, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, and Perkins.

Training or instructional coaching grants should be focused on one or more of the following objectives:

- Training benefiting several teachers in research-based or proven practices to teach language arts, mathematics and/or science
- Training benefiting several teachers in classroom behavioral management strategies
- Training benefiting several teachers in learning styles and differentiated instructional strategies

Support grants are intended to help cover costs of acquiring resources wanted by K-12 teachers at elementary and secondary schools in order to provide innovative and effective learning experiences for students.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179457

Estimated Size of Grant:

For both Training Grants and Support grants, grant amounts may range between $250 and $5,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants typically are made only to public schools, to other public educational organizations as well as to non-profit, federally tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations.

Grant applications will be considered which provide training or support for K-12 teachers at elementary and secondary schools located in the West Central Nebraska counties of Custer, Dawson, Frontier, Hayes, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson and Perkins.

Restrictions:

- Grants are not made directly to individuals.
- Grants are not made to support current operating budgets of organizations except for limited experimental or demonstration periods in the form of “seed” money.
- Grants are made without regard to race, religion, creed or color.
- Grants for general purpose computers will not be awarded.
- Grants for only a limited number of “Smart Boards” or other specific types of electronic devices in any school building will be awarded.

Pre-Application Information:

While grant applications are accepted year round, Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation will award grants from the John Russell Applegate Fund for Teachers three times per year. Application deadline dates are: October 15, January 15 and April 15. Applicants will be notified by mail about six weeks after application deadline.

Contact Information:

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

Please send signed original of complete application to:

Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation
121 N Dewey, Suite 112
PO Box 1321
North Platte NE 69103

Phone 308-534-3315
Fax 308-534-6117
Email mncf@midnebfoundation.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Nebraska: West Central Nebraska counties of Custer, Dawson, Frontier, Hayes, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, and Perkins