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Innovative Teaching Grant

Grants to PreK-12 Arkansas, Tennessee, and
Mississippi Teachers to Advance Student Learning

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Junior League of Memphis (JLM)

Deadline Date:

11/23/20 11:59 PM Receipt

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi PreK-12 teachers in eligible locations to advance student learning. Funding may be used to implement innovative learning experiences for their students or for professional development activities. Applicants must be located in the Memphis Metro Area.

Focus: Providing our partners and the surrounding community with support where they demonstrate a need, the focus of the 2020-2021 Innovative Teaching Grants will be providing excellent academic and social/emotional instruction while students are either learning at home or learning in socially-distanced classrooms, given the COVID-19 pandemic.

In general, funds may be used for artist visits to classroom, computer software or applications, technological devices for students and teachers, consumable materials, and supplies.

Innovative Teaching Grants Available:

  • Professional Development
  • Improving Students’ Social and Emotional Learning Skills
  • Improving Students’ Academic Skills

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175861

Estimated Size of Grant:

The JLM will award grants of up to $2,500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility: This program awards grants to PK-12 teachers in need* in the Memphis metro area. If you have been a JLM Innovative Teaching Grants recipient in the past, you are eligible for the 2020-2021 grant cycle.

Funds MAY NOT be used for capital improvements, teacher/staff compensation, PPE, cleaning supplies, food, or transportation.

Pre-Application Information:

-Application Deadline: Monday, November 23, 2020
-Grant Recipients will be notified no later than: Monday, Devember 7, 2020
-Checks will be mailed in early December
-Projects implemented and goals check-ins conducted JLM Innovative Teaching Grant Committee Members: December 2020 – May 2021
-Grant evaluations and itemized expenses due to JLM: Monday, April 19, 2021
-Video submissions for JLM Innovative Teaching Grants Project Recipients due to JLM: Monday, May 10, 2021

*In order to meet the qualification of projects that reach school children in need, at least 80 percent of the grant funds distributed will go to schools that meet Title I eligibility within the past five school terms. The remaining 20 percent may be from schools that demonstrate need in another capacity.

Contact Information:

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

Application: https://memphis.jlmember.org/?nd=vms_public_form&form_id=129

For additional information, please contact the JLM Innovative Teaching Grants Committee at Innovativeteachinggrants@jlmemphis.org.

3475 Central Ave.
Memphis, TN
38111 – 4407

Grant Coverage Areas:

Memphis Metro Area

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arkansas;   Mississippi;   Tennessee

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