mindSpark Learning, a non-profit dedicated to re-engineering education through educators with unique professional learning experiences for both the school leader and teacher, announced today its $1 Million Grant for Education has impacted 4,253 educators from 78 schools across the country since its launch on January 25, 2018. On average, 73% of applications are accepted.
To date, mindSpark Learning has awarded $244,555 to 82 applicants. The Morgridge Family Foundation donated $1 million to create this grant in partnership with mindSpark Learning.
Grant award amounts have ranged between $23,000 for district-wide professional learning and $545 for individual institute tickets. Most recently, these funds brought Social-emotional Learning (SEL) Training to 700 educators in Washington County, Virginia and a six-month Education Accelerator (EA) to 24 preschool and daycare providers in Dunnellon, Florida.
Educators can apply for the $1 Million for Education Grant through September 20, 2018. Any awarded funds must be used by May 31, 2019. The application can be filed online at www.1milliondollarsforeducation1.org. Organizations interested in supporting educators through matching grant funds, externships and internships can visit this website.