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The National Education Foundation awards around 200 grants to support educators' efforts to close achievement gaps, develop creative learning opportunities for students, and enhance their own professional development. See below for information on available grants. 

 

 

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Human and Civil Rights Awards recognize exemplary individuals, organizations, and affiliates whose work and actions reflect a commitment to human and civil rights - and equality for all.
     December 7, 2018
   
nea hr brochure

   
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nea hr nomination

 
 
Awards for Teaching Excellence recognize, reward, and promote excellence in teaching and advocacy for the profession. They also honor public education and the dedicated members of the NEA. The awards are presented jointly by the NEA Foundation and the National Education Association (NEA) with support from NEA Member Benefits and the Horace Mann Companies.
     February 11, 2019 
   
data sheet

Data Sheet
   
guidelines

Nomination packet
     
 
Learning & Leadership grants provide opportunities for teachers, education support professionals, and higher education faculty and staff to engage in high-quality professional development and lead their colleagues in professional growth. The grant amount is $2,000 for individuals and $5,000 for groups engaged in collegial study. 
     Ongoing    
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Student Achievement grants provide $5,000 to improve the academic achievement of students by engaging in critical thinking and problem solving that deepen knowledge of standards-based subject matter. The work should also improve students' habits of inquiry, self-directed learning, and critical reflection. 
     Ongoing    
   
     
 
Other Grant Opportunities
     Ongoing    
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In addition, the NEA website lists dozens of grants and awards from NEA and other organizations that are available to teachers and students. More can be found here.

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