Monday, May 16, 2011

Check It Out: NEW Grant Opportunity!

Grant Name: Big Help Grants

Funded by: NEA Foundation and Nickelodeon

Description: The NEA Foundation – Nickelodeon Big Help Grants are available in the form of Student Achievement grants to K-8 public school educators. The Big Help Grants program is dedicated to the development and implementation of ideas, techniques, and approaches for addressing four key concerns – environmental awareness, health and wellness, students’ right to a quality public education, and active community involvement. The grants target these four concerns as areas of great promise in helping develop a sense of global awareness in 21st century students that will encourage and enable them to make a difference in their world. Both the NEA Foundation and Nickelodeon are strongly committed to supporting the development of these skills and attributes for America’s students.

Program Areas: General Education, Math, Reading, Science/Environment, Social Studies

Recipients: Public School, Private/Charter School

Proposal Deadline: 6/1/11

Average Amount: $5,000.00
Website: http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/educators/grant-programs/nea-foundation-green-grants

Availability: All States

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