Thank you for your interest in applying for one of the Kids In Need Foundation 2016 Teacher Grants

This year we have 7 unique grant programs accepting applications from July 15–Sept. 30.

You are welcome to submit more than one application, but each application must be for a different project. All concepts addressed in your project proposals should be curriculum based.

 

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Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores Teacher Grant

Purpose of Grants: to fund projects that make creative use of common teaching aids, approach curriculum from an imaginative angle, or tie nontraditional concepts together for the purpose of illustrating commonalities. Innovation and merit account for 40% of the evaluation.

Eligibility: preK-12 certified teachers teaching in the subject of the project at public, private, charter, or parochial schools within the U.S. Kids In Need currently DOES NOT fund home school projects.

Grant Amounts: $100 to $500. We want to be the sole funding agent for your project. In exceptional cases, a grant may be awarded in conjunction with funding from another source. If you are receiving additional funds for this project, please indicate it in the budget section of the application. Click here to apply for a Jo-Ann Teacher Grant

 

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Elmer’s Teacher Toolkit Grant

Purpose of Grants: to provide teachers with the means to replicate projects found in the Winning Projects Guide found on the Kids In Need website, KINF.org/printables, in their own classrooms. These projects, previously funded by the Kids In Need Foundation, make creative use of common teaching aids, approach curriculum from an imaginative angle, or tie nontraditional concepts together for the purpose of illustrating commonalities.

Eligibility:  preK-12 certified teachers teaching in the subject of the project at public, private, charter, or parochial schools in all 50 states and District of Columbia in the U.S. Special consideration will be given to teachers from schools that have at least 70 percent of the students enrolled in the federal free and reduced lunch program and to first year teachers. Kids In Need currently DOES NOT fund home school projects.

Grant Amounts: $100 to $500. In exceptional cases, a project from the catalog may be budgeted for more than $500. The teacher must prove that additional funds from another source are secured to do the project before funding will be granted from Elmer’s Teacher Tool Kit. If you are receiving additional funds for the project, please indicate it in the budget section of the application.

You may submit applications for up to three different projects from the Elmer’s Teacher Tool Kit catalog, but you must complete a separate application for each project. Click here to apply for an Elmer’s Teacher Toolkit Grant

 

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Dollar General Reading Scholars Teacher Grant

Purpose of Grants: to fund creative classroom projects that are designed to improve the reading skills of pre-K to 12th grade students.

Eligibility: PreK – 12 certified teachers teaching reading/language arts at public, private, charter, or parochial schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the U.S. Kids In Need currently DOES NOT FUND home school projects.

Amount of Grants: Grants are from $100 to $500. We should be the sole funding agent for your project. Click here to apply for a Dollar General Reading Scholars Teacher Grant

 

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ArtSkills Teacher Grant

Purpose of Grants: To fund projects that make creative use of common teaching aids, approach curriculum from an imaginative angle, or tie nontraditional concepts together for the purpose of illustrating commonalities. Innovation and merit account for 40% of the evaluation.

Eligibility: preK-12 certified teachers teaching in the subject of the project at public, private, charter, or parochial schools within the U.S. Kids In Need currently DOES NOT fund home school projects.

Grant Amounts: $100 to $500. We want to be the sole funding agent for your project. In exceptional cases, a grant may be awarded in conjunction with funding from another source. If you are receiving additional funds for this project, please indicate it in the budget section of the application. Click here to apply for ArtSkills Teacher Grant

 

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WIMA Creative Writing Teacher Grant

Purpose of Grants: to fund creative writing projects. Please do not apply with this application if your project is not a creative writing project.

Eligibility: preK-12 certified teachers teaching in the subject of the project at public, private, charter, or parochial schools within the U.S. Kids In Need currently DOES NOT fund home school projects.

Grant Amounts: $100 to $500. We want to be the sole funding agent for your project. In exceptional cases, a grant may be awarded in conjunction with funding from another source. If you are receiving additional funds for this project, please indicate it in the budget section of the application. Click here to apply for WIMA Creative Writing Teacher Grant

 

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Helping Humanity Fund – Navajo Pottery Project

Purpose of Grants: to provide teachers with the means to replicate the Navajo Pottery project in their own classrooms. Although originally done by middle school students, the project can be conducted on any grade level. Click here for Pottery Lesson Plan

Eligibility: preK-12 certified teachers teaching at public, private, charter, or parochial schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the U.S. Kids In Need currently DOES NOT fund home school projects.

Grant Amount: $195  Click here to apply for the Helping Humanity Fund – Navajo Pottery Project

 

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VIA Credit Union Teacher Grant (Regional-Indiana only)

Purpose of Grants: to fund projects that make creative use of common teaching aids, approach curriculum from an imaginative angle, or tie nontraditional concepts together for the purpose of illustrating commonalities. Innovation and merit account for 40% of the evaluation.

Eligibility: All certified preK-12 teachers in Indiana who work in the following schools and school districts may use this application: Alexandria Schools; Alexandria-Monroe Schools; Blackford Schools; Eastbrook Community Schools; Elwood Schools; Faulkner Academy; Frankton-Lapel Schools; Lakeview Christian School; Madison-Grant Schools; Marion Community Schools; Mississenwa Community Schools; Oak Hill United School Corp; St. Paul School. Please do not use this application if you do not work in one of the schools or school districts listed above.

Grant Amounts: $100 to $500. We want to be the sole funding agent for your project. In exceptional cases, a grant may be awarded in conjunction with funding from another source. If you are receiving additional funds for this project, please indicate it in the budget section of the application. Click here to apply for a VIA Indiana Teacher Grant

 

See Guidelines and Suggestions for completing an application.

Have a look through our collection of Free Teacher Printables lesson plans.

Any questions, email Penny at pennyh@kinf.org. Thank you.

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