New York City
November 2002

Grants for School Districts
A new monthly column to help school superintendents and principals get additional funding much needed at a time when school budgets have been cut.

Braitmayer Foundation
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.

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.

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