Looking For a Grant for 2009?
Local units might be interested in the following grant opportunities as a way of overcoming fundraising challenges or supplementing program plans.
Partnerships in Character Education Program (closes February 24).
This program supports the design and implementation of character education programs that can be integrated into classroom instruction and that are consistent with state academic content standards. Eligible: states, school districts, and non-profit organizations (in partnership with districts). More information: http://www.ed.gov/programs/charactered/.
Safe Schools/Healthy Students Program (closes March 4).
This initiative supports the implementation and enhancement of comprehensive, community-wide plans that focus on multiple elements, including safe school environments, mental health treatment services, and early childhood learning programs. More information: http://www.ed.gov/programs/dvpsafeschools/.
Teaching American History Grant Program (closes March 9).
This program supports projects that aim to raise student achievement by improving teachers' knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of traditional American history. More information: http://www.ed.gov/programs/teachinghistory/.
For more information on grants, go to the U.S. Department of Education’s Grant Application Packages listing. http://www.ed.gov/GrantApps/.