Thursday, April 3, 2008

Grant of the Week: NEA Foundation

Learning & Leadership Grants are available to individuals and groups in public education for "professional development" that improves "practice, curriculum, and student achievement" (

The NEA Foundation's vision is "a great public education for every student." Towards these ends, L&L grants "support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education."

Grants for individuals are given to "fund participation in high-quality professional development experiences, such as summer institutions or action research." The amount of this grant is $2,000.

Grant to groups "fund collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson study, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff new to an assignment." These grants are $5,000.

Applications may be submitted at any time, but are reviewed only three times per year.
The next review for selection is June 6, 2008. Recipients will be notified by September 15, 2008.

For complete eligibility and application information, visit

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