ORIGO Education, creator of the learning resource Stepping Stones, is inviting school districts to apply for a total of $100,000 in educational grants to help improve elementary mathematics instruction in underserved communities. Five $10,000 grants ($50,000 total) will be awarded as Innovation Improvement Grants, with the other $50,000 being divided in varying amounts as Matching Assistance Grants.
Grant Initiative applications should demonstrate a strategic plan, a serious commitment to improving educational outcomes, and a drive to meet or exceed all of the following goals:
- Improving elementary mathematics instruction
- Advancing pedagogy
- Increasing student mathematics knowledge and raising test scores
- Engaging and exciting students in the classroom
- Closing the achievement gap
Applications must be received by April 30, 2016. Winners will be announced on June 3, 2016.
To apply for the ORIGO Grant Initiative, visit ORIGO’s website.