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  • Judy Decker
    Dear Art Educators, These grants have deadlines that are fast approaching. Office Depot/SHOPA 2006 Kids In Need Teacher Grants The grants are available to
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 26, 2006
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      Dear Art Educators,

      These grants have deadlines that are fast approaching.

      "Office Depot/SHOPA 2006 Kids In Need Teacher Grants"
      The grants are available to fund projects that make creative use of
      common teaching aids, approach curriculum from an imaginative angle,
      or tie nontraditional concepts together for the purpose of
      illustrating commonalities. Innovation and merit account for 40% of
      the evaluation. Maximum Award: $500. Eligibility: K-12 teachers.
      Deadline: September 30, 2006.

      "Grants for Successful Interactive Teaching Programs"
      The Best Buy te@ch program rewards schools for successful interactive
      programs they have launched using available technology. Winning te@ch
      programs focus on kids using technology to learn standards-based
      curriculum, rather than on teaching students to use technology or
      educators using technology that children aren't able to use hands-on.
      Maximum Award: $2,500. Eligibility: Accredited K-12 public, private,
      parochial, and nonprofit charter schools located within a 50-mile
      radius of a Best Buy store. Deadline: September 30, 2006.

      "Calling All Kid Inventors!"
      CYBERCHASE, a PBS cartoon mystery series, is inviting kid inventors to
      send home videos of themselves and their inventions to WNET as part of
      MY BIG IDEA: CYBERCHASE Inventions Initiative. Maximum Award: selected
      videos shown on the CYBERCHASE website and possibly TV. Eligibility:
      kids ages 6-12. Deadline: Sept. 30th, 2006.

      "Grants to Support ART AND MUSIC PROGRAMS"
      The Airborne Teacher Trust Fund invites elementary and middle school
      teachers to submit proposals for art and music programs that their
      schools are unable to fund. Maximum Award: $10,000. Eligibility:
      elementary and middle school teachers in both public and private
      schools. Deadline: October 1, 2006.

      "Recognizing Youth Community Service"
      The Angel Soft Angels in Action Awards Program recognizes children and
      youth who are performing exemplary acts of community service.
      Georgia-Pacific, the makers of Angel Soft toilet paper, invites
      teachers, parents, guardians, and friends to submit nominations to
      honor "ordinary kids who are doing extraordinary things" to help
      improve their communities. Maximum Award: $15,000. Eligibility: Youth
      8 to 18 may be nominated. Deadline: October 1, 2006.


      "Grants for Music Education and Talent Development Programs"
      The ASCAP Foundation is now considering proposals from organizations
      engaging in music education and talent development programs that
      support music education programs for aspiring songwriters and
      composers. Maximum Award: $5,000. Eligibility: Organization must be
      501(c)(3). Deadline: October 1, 2006.

      "Honoring Educators Who Unleash Entrepreneurial Skills"
      The Leavey Awards for Excellence In Private Enterprise Education honor
      outstanding educators who excite a commitment in their students to the
      free enterprise system and unleash the entrepreneurial skills of their
      students at the elementary, junior high school, high school and
      college level. Maximum Award: $15,000. Eligibility: U.S. citizens or
      permanent residents employed full-time as an educator at an accredited
      American school (grades K-12), college or university. Deadline:
      October 1, 2006.

      "Grants to Improve Humanities Education"
      National Endowment for the Humanities Grants for Teaching and Learning
      Resources and Curriculum Development support projects that improve
      specific areas of humanities education and serve as national models of
      excellence. Projects must draw upon scholarship in the humanities and
      use scholars and teachers as advisers. NEH is especially interested in
      projects that offer solutions to problems frequently encountered by
      teachers. Maximum Award: $200,000. Eligibility: county, city,
      township, or state governments; public and state controlled
      institutions of higher education; private institutions of higher
      education; Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized);
      independent school districts; 501(c)(3) organizations. Deadline:
      October 2, 2006.

      "National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends"
      National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends support
      individuals pursuing advanced research that contributes to scholarly
      knowledge or to the public's understanding of the humanities.
      Recipients usually produce scholarly articles, monographs on
      specialized subjects, books on broad topics, archaeological site
      reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly tools. Maximum
      Award: $5,000. Eligibility: Faculty or staff members of colleges or
      universities, or of primary or secondary schools, or independent
      scholars or writers. Deadline: October 2, 2006.

      "Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology"
      The Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology recognizes
      remarkable talent early on, fostering individual growth for high
      school students who are willing to challenge themselves through
      science research. Maximum Award: $100,000. Eligibility: High School
      students. Deadline: October 2, 2006.

      Additional Grants can be found on this page:

      List is provided by the NAEA.


      Judy Decker
      Incredible Art Department
      Incredible Art Resources
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