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.
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.
Brockport Research Institute (BRI) can help with all of your Professional Development needs this year! From a set curriculum to a customized program, we have an extensive network of experienced instructors that will give your organization many choices and resources to fit whatever needs you may have.
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.
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 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.
AT&T Internet Service is offering teachers and professors $1,000 scholarships to spend on classroom technology. Educators are asked to submit a 300-450 word essay or a 1-2 minute video explaining how they and their students use internet-connected technology in the classroom.
The program is open to professors at 2-year or 4-year institutes of higher education and also K-12 teachers.
The application deadline is February 3, 2017. For more details on the grant program, visit their website.
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) anticipates a January release of their Liberty Partnerships Program. This grant offers funding for collaborations between degree-granting institutions and secondary schools to improve drop-out rates for at-risk youth in grades K-12 by preparing students for college or careers.
New York State Institutes of Higher Education (IHE) are eligible to apply with a partner school. Partnerships may include additional schools, colleges, or community organizations.
The minimum award for previous program years was $200,000 for projects serving at least 160 students for a 5-year period.
Eligible applicants include Local Education Agencies, Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), public or private Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs), not-for-profit and for-profit organizations or agencies.
“To be eligible for this grant, at least 2/3 of the students an applicant is proposing to serve must attend
schools eligible for schoolwide programs under Title I, Section 1114 of the Every Student Succeeds Act, and the families of these students, or
schools with at least 40 percent of students eligible for free or reduced priced lunch; and the families of these students.”
Click HERE for a complete list of eligible schools.
NYS CCLC funds are from 21st Century Community Learning Centers, a federally-funded program which supports the creation of community learning centers for students, particularly those who attend high poverty and low-performing schools, and their families. You can also learn more about NYS CCLC by clicking here.