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Teacher Grant Program

Grants to Loudoun County, Virginia Public School
Teachers to Enhance Classroom Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Loudoun Education Foundation (LEF)

Deadline Date:

10/18/17 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $500 and grants of up to $1,500 to Loudoun County, Virginia public school teachers for projects to enhance classroom education. Consideration will be given to projects that are innovative and creative, involve a large number of students, and can demonstrate measurable results, benefit a diverse student group.

Additionally, favorable consideration will be given to proposals that supplement or enhance the standard curriculum and ordinary teaching methods, and promote inter-classroom, interdisciplinary or joint teacher projects.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179579

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$20,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

For each application, the maximum grant amount is $500, with no minimum.

Two special grants of up to $1,500 each are available during the fall and spring application period. Applications for the $1,500 Fall or Spring grant must be either multi-disciplinary, multi-grade, multi-school, or involve participation by an entire grade and benefit a significant number of students.

Term of Contract:

Grant money is expected to be used during the 2017-2018 school year.

Teachers may submit proposals in the Fall for projects they will implement during the current school year. Teachers may submit proposals in the Spring for projects they will implement in the Fall of the following school year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Teachers in Loudoun County Public Schools may apply.

Applications must be submitted by the person(s) who will implement the proposed project.

Proposals will NOT be considered if they:
-Compensate LCPS personnel (includes professional development/substitutes);
-Provide money for materials or supplies ordinarily included in the LCPS budget;
-Are not in conformance with stipulated goals of a curriculum area or course of study;
-Require ongoing maintenance;
-Are used to purchase food or student incentive items;
-Do not provide a detailed budget.

Please Note: Technology requests will only be considered if it is tied to an academic program with measurable results and has the support of a LCPS Technology Supervisor. At this time, LEF is not funding electronic devices for BYOT.

Pre-Application Information:

Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate support through matching funds, if other grant criteria have been met.

LEF awards teacher grants in the Spring and Fall each year.

The Fall 2017 grant cycle is now open. The deadline for applications is 5:00 PM on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.

All applicants will be notified of Selection Committee’s decision within 60 days of the application due date.

Contact Information:

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

Linda Russ, Office Manager
Linda.Russ@lcps.org

Dawn Meyer
Dawn.Meyer@lcps.org

Loudoun Education Foundation
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148

(571) 252-1102

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Virginia: Loudoun County

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