for School Districts
new monthly column to help school superintendents and principals
get additional funding much needed at a time when school budgets
have been cut.
The Braitmayer Foundation supports organizations and programs
from across the U.S. that enhance the education of K-12 children.
The Foundation is particularly interested in curricular and school
reform initiatives, professional development opportunities for
teachers, and local community efforts that increase educational
opportunities for students. Grant requests of up to $10,000 should
be submitted by November 15, 2002.
Ventures in Leadership
Ventures in Leadership is funded by the Wallace-Readerís Digest
Funds and is designed to support innovative ideas in education
leadership from a wide range of communities, especially those
in low-income neighborhoods.
Eligible projects include a school developing the technology
to support data-driven instructional decision-making. Awards
range from $5,000 to $50,000, depending on the size of the submitted
budget and recipients will have up to two years to implement
their leadership idea. Application deadline: December 1, 2002. www.wallacefoundation.org
The NEA Foundationís Arts@Work Grant Program
The Arts@Work grants encourage public secondary school arts specialists
to collaborate with technology savvy educators and the business
community to develop examples of technology-integrated arts curricula
that meet high standards for student achievement. This program
is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for
the Arts. Application deadline: March 3, 2003. www.nfie.org/programs/artsatwork.htm
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