The Education Minnesota Foundation for Excellence in Teaching and Learning has multiple grants with a deadline approaching. For details about the grants and how to apply, go to www.edmnfoundation.org.
Bruce Vento Science Educator Grant
For educators who teach science as part of their day and want to acquire and share new skills and knowledge; this grant may also fund equipment or materials needed in science classrooms. Awarded twice a year. Deadlines: Nov. 1 and April 3
Professional Development Grants for teachers, ESPs and higher education faculty
Awarded twice a year, ESPs and teachers may request up to $1,500, and higher education faculty may request up to $3,000.
Educators may also submit a Professional Development Grant application for a group of members to either attend professional development or be trained at their worksite. Deadlines: Nov. 1 and April 3
National Board Certified Teachers Scholarship
Members can receive $500 per component, up to $1,000 total. Deadline: Nov. 1
Applicants may request up to $3,000. Deadline: Dec. 6
Second-Year Classroom Grants
Applicants may request up to $3,000. Deadline: April 3
IMPACT Grant projects must be coordinated by an active member of Education Minnesota who has teamed up with a nonprofit organization or their local union/school district. Approximately $15,000 is available for one year. The budget should reflect a one-year project. Deadline: Jan. 10