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Dirksen Center

The Dirksen Center awards grants through the Robert H. Michel Special Project Grants program to teachers in the areas of history, social studies, political science and other areas to creatively teach students about Congress.

Deadline: Rolling deadlines

Eligibility: Teachers in history, social studies, political science, and related areas.

Contact: http://www.dirksencenter.org/
print_grants_specialprojects.htm

© Copyrightę 2006 The Dirksen Congressional Center
http://www.dirksencenter.org
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Toshiba America Foundation

The Toshiba America Foundation is accepting applications for education grants to support math and science in 7th-12th grade classrooms.

Deadline: August 1, 2007 for proposals greater than $5,000 and rolling deadlines for proposals less than $5,000.

Eligibility: Educators in grades 7-12.

Contact: (212) 596-0620 or http://www.toshiba.com/tafpub/
jsp/home/default.jsp

© Copyright 1995-2004 TOSHIBA Corporation, All Rights Reserved
http://www.toshiba.com
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History Channel Save Our History Grant Program

The History Channel Save Our History Grant Program inspires youth to become the preservationists in their communities. Museums, historic sites, historical societies, preservation organizations, libraries, and archives are invited to partner with a local school or youth group and apply for funding to help preserve the history of their communities.

Maximum Award: $10,000

Eligibility: 501(c)(3) history organizations.

Deadline: 06/01/2007

Website: http://www.history.com/minisite.do?
content_type=Minisite_Generic&content_type_id=
51650&display_order=3&mini_id=51103

© 1996-2007, A&E Television Networks. All rights reserved.
http://www.history.com
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QUOTE OF THE MONTH

"Life is about becoming more than we are."

Oprah Winfrey, Entrepreneur

If you know of any grant awards or grant success stories and would like to share them, please contact the Grant Development & Compliance Office at 632-8407 or send an email to Anjanette Gonzalez-Garza, Grant Writer.

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$30,000 for Podcasting Educators

Grant Title: Tool Factory Podcasting Grant
Organization: Tool Factory and Olympus
Eligibility: Educators
Value: 10 awards worth $3,000 each
Deadline: June 30, 2007

Educators are invited to apply for a podcasting grant from Tool Factory and Olympus. Ten annual winners will receive $3,000 in Tool Factory Podcasting software and Olympus audio recording accessories. Educators should explain how they will implement a podcasting project in the classroom. The grants will be judged upon creativity, relevance to curriculum, and the amount of student involvement in the project.

Contact: http://www.toolfactory.com/olympus_contest/olympus_podcasting.htm

http://www.toolfactory.com/olympus_contest/olympus_podcasting.htm
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Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth

The National Endowment for the Arts is committed to providing leadership in arts education by inspiring all young Americans through rich arts experiences. A high quality education in the arts opens a critical gateway to a lifetime of appreciation and engagement. For two reasons, learning in the arts is an indispensable part of American education: children celebrate and participate in their cultural inheritance, and academic and social maturity follow directly from arts education experiences.

The Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth category offers funding for projects that help children and youth acquire knowledge and understanding of and skills in the arts. Projects must provide participatory learning and engage students with skilled artists, teachers, and excellent art. Funded projects apply national or state arts education standards.

Maximum Grant Size: $150,000

Eligible Applicants: Nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3), U.S. organizations; units of state or local government; or federally recognized tribal communities or tribes may apply. Applicants may be arts organizations, local arts agencies, arts service organizations, local education agencies (school
districts), and other organizations that can help advance the goals of the Arts Endowment.

Deadline: 6/11/2007

Website: http://www.nea.gov/grants/apply/GAP08/LITA.html

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