Foundation / Corporation
Ezra Jack Keats (EJK) Foundation
03/31/19 11:59 PM
Grants of up to $500 to USA and territories public schools, preschools, Head Start programs, and public libraries to implement creative educational projects. This program provides an opportunity for teachers and librarians to present special projects outside the usual curriculum, or to engage students in meeting curricular goals.
An innovative program can:
-Develop required academic skills in a creative and exciting way.
-Allow educators to collaborate across disciplines.
-Inspire students to work hard toward a desired goal, applying necessary skills and knowledge to the project and the team.
-Involve whole families and bridge generations to benefit the larger community.
-Give children the opportunity to explore their own culture and learn about others.
Successful programs have included a public story walk, a multicultural portrait project, a school garden, bookmaking, puppetry, and intergenerational storytelling.
Great Mini-Grant programs:
-Are creative, innovative and fun
-Can become an annual event
-Benefit the children and the community
Make sure your program follows these guidelines:
-Provides an enriched learning experience.
-Is offered free of charge.
GrantWatch ID#: 178591
Mini Grant programs must cost $500 or less.
Projects must be implemented during the summer or school year following receipt of the Mini-Grant.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)