Grant Alerts: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Komen Southeast Wisconsin, and American Association of School LibrariansOctober 9th, 2015
Mathematics teachers to grades 9-12 are invited to apply for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ (NCTM) Connecting Mathematics to Other Subject Areas Grants program. Awards of up to $4,000 are available for senior high school classroom lessons or materials that connect mathematics to other fields. Classroom materials may include visual displays, videotapes, computer programs, books, or other media. The focus of the materials should be on showing the connectivity between mathematics and other fields and/or the world around us. Eligible applicants must be current NCTM members (as of or before 10/15/15) and teach mathematics in grades 9-12 for at least 50% of the school day. For application materials, a list of past awardees, and more, please see the program Web page above. The deadline for applications is November 6.
The Southeast Wisconsin arm of Susan G. Komen is offering one-year grants of up to $5,000 to nonprofits in its service area. Applicants are invited to use funding to start new programs or test ideas with the potential to increase the capacity and effectiveness of breast health programs serving low-income and uninsured women, and must have a focus on breast health education and outreach, lowering personal breast cancer risk, and breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and/or survivorship. Priority will be given to projects addressing the health needs of the medically underinsured, uninsured, and underserved in Southeast Wisconsin, emphasizing the removal of cultural barriers to breast health education for laypeople in their communities. Eligible applicants must be nonprofit organizations located or providing services in the counties of Kenosha, Milwaukee, Racine, Ozaukee, Walworth, Washington, and/or Waukesha. See the How to Apply for Funding Web page for detailed information. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
A division of the American Library Association, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is accepting applications for its Innovative Reading Grant program. A single grant of $2,500 will be awarded for the planning and implementation of a unique, innovative programs motivating, involving, and encouraging children in reading, especially struggling readers. Projects should be specifically designed for children in grades K-9 in the school library setting, encouraging innovative ways to motivate children to read, and demonstrating the potential to impact student learning. The recipient of the award may be invited to write an article describing their project, successes, barriers, and recommendations so that others may replicate their efforts. For more information, please see the Innovative Reading Grant Web page. Applications are due February 1, 2016.