Anticipated Grant Opportunities

 

 

Looking for new grant opportunities?  Get ahead of the game and discuss with your leadership team now whether you want to pursue these grants when they are announced!  Give yourself time to plan ahead and line up necessary support for your grant application, so your team will be ready.

There are several anticipated new grants from the New York State Education Department, further details will be published as we have them:

2018-2023 Clinically-Rich Intensive Teacher Institute in Bilingual Education and English to Speakers of Other Languages (CR-ITI-BE/ESOL).  The anticipated release date was 10/2/17 but as of this posting, further information has not yet been released.

Mentor Teacher Internship Program (MTIP).  Anticipated release date is 11/1/17.

Teacher Opportunity Corp (TOC).  Anticipated release date is 11/1/17.

Teacher Leader Quality Partnerships (TLQP) (Educational Leadership Program Enhancement).  Anticipated release date is 1/2/18.

Teacher Leader Quality Partnerships (TLQP) (In-Service PD Program).   Anticipated release date is 1/2/18.

Is your district interested in applying for these grants and in need of a grant writer or project evaluator?  Check out BRI’s services in these areas.  To see a current list of grants being administered through NYSED, visit the grant page at NYSED.

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Newburgh Enlarged City School District receives CCLC Grant

BRI congratulates the Newburgh Enlarged City School District for their successful 21st Century Community Learning Center proposal!

The 21st CCLC program provides funding for community learning centers that provide academic, artistic and cultural enrichment opportunities for children, particularly in high-poverty and low-performing schools, to meet state and local standards in core academic subjects such as reading, math and science.

BRI is proud to partner with the Newburgh Enlarged City School District for this program!  For more information on the 21st Century Community Learning Center Proposal, see our overview here.

Brockport Research Institute provides project evaluation for 3 other CCLC Grants, including Sodus School District, Ithaca School District and Eugenio María de Hostos Charter School.
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Technology Teacher Grant

Teachers, share your tech-focused lesson plan, and win up to $1,000 for your classroom.

The Beacon is offering teachers a chance to earn up to $1,000 for purchasing classroom supplies or technology for their classroom. In order for teachers to be eligible to win, they need to submit a tech-focused lesson plan no later than 11:59 PM ET on December 9, 2017 and follow all the guidelines.
View the complete details here.

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Toshiba Provides Math & Science Grants for K-12

The Toshiba America Foundation welcomes grant requests from K-12 teachers who are striving to provide innovative math and science instruction.  They support applications for project-based learning by teachers for use in their own schools.

The program is split up into funding for grades K-5 and grades 6-12.  Grant requests for grades 6-12 that are $5,000 or less are accepted year-round on a rolling basis. Requests of more than $5,000 for 6-12 are due February 1, 2017 and August 1, 2017.  Grant requests for grades K-5 are only accepted once per year and will be due again on October 1, 2017.

For more information and to apply online, visit their website.

 

 

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NEA Arts Grants for Organizations

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has listed their submission deadlines for the 2017 Grants for Organizations.  They separate the funding into several sub-categories, including Art Works, Challenge America, Our Town, and Research: Art Works.  Two of these programs are still accepting submissions for the 2017 grant year.

Art Works is a matching funds program that supports projects and activities that make a difference in their field or community. This program has an initial submission deadline of February 7th, but they ask you to register by January 25.

The Challenge America program seeks to share the arts with underserved populations via a matching grant program. The first submission deadline is April 4, but they require registration by March 22.

For more details about eligibility and submission requirements, please visit their website.

 

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Computer Science Education for K-12

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released information about their Computer Science for All (CS for All: RRP) program.

The program is focused on providing all US K-12 students an opportunity to participate in computer science and computational thinking. They seek to provide high school teachers with professional development and ongoing support to teach these courses. K-8 teachers would be assisted in obtaining the instructional materials and curriculum necessary to integrate computer science into their teaching.

They anticipate there will up to 19 awards and $20 million in grant funds available for this program.

The full proposal deadline is February 28, 2017. For more details, please visit their website.

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NSF NanoTech Design Contest for High School Students

The National Science Foundation (NSF) unveils a design contest for High School Students called “Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes.”  The contest asks students to create a written essay, a 2-3 page comic strip, and a 90-second video to illustrate how to utilize nanotechnology to solve a societal issue.  The NSF provides reading and resources for students to draw inspiration, and asks students to dream of innovative ways to utilize emerging technology.

Winners are eligible for a cash prize of $750 up to $1500 for the first place winner.

Submissions are due by January 31, 2017. For more information on the contest and all eligibility and submission requirements, please visit the NSF website.

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NEA Global Learning Fellowship Accepting Applications

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The NEA Foundation is now accepting applications for their 2018 Global Learning Fellowship program.  This program offers educators 12 months of support in building global competence skills and creating lesson plans.  The fellowship also includes nine days of travel in the summer for international field study.

All active NEA members who are current K-12 classroom teachers are eligible to apply.

Deadline to apply is February 28, 2017.  For more details and to apply for the fellowship, visit their website.

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NSF INCLUDES Seeks to Broaden STEM Diversity

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) offers funding through their Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science – also know as NSF INCLUDES.  They seek bold and innovative approaches to solving the complex issues of equity and inclusion in all aspects of the field of STEM education and careers.

The long-term goal of NSF INCLUDES is to support innovative models, networks, partnerships, technical capabilities and research that will enable the U.S. science and engineering workforce to thrive by ensuring that traditionally underrepresented and underserved groups are represented in percentages comparable to their representation in the U.S. population.

Institutes of higher education, school districts, and non-profit organizations are all eligible for NSF INCLUDES.

Preliminary proposals are due February 14, 2017 and the full proposal deadline is May 16, 2017.  For more information on the program and for details on how to apply, visit the NSF INCLUDES website.

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Opportunity for Grade 6-9 Life Science Teachers

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Biological Science Curriculum Studies (BSCS) is offering Life Science teachers in grades 6-9 a chance to field test their latest curriculum. In exchange for implementing a 10-week online course, teachers will receive a $2,000 stipend.

The curriculum seeks to provide support in teaching body systems to students with an emphasis on critical thinking. Topics include the respiratory system, digestive system, cardiovascular system, and components of a cell.

Priority will be given to teachers who work with economically disadvantaged students, English language learners, or students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.

The deadline to apply for the program is December 2, 2016. To learn more and to apply, visit their website.

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