Grants and Contests

The SHOPA Kids in Need Foundation is offering teacher grants to fund innovative projects in K-12 classrooms. Awards range from $100 to $500. Deadline: September 30, 2005

Magna Awards recognize outstanding school district programs that promote increased student achievement. There are two $2,500 awards and a grand prize of $5,000. Deadline: October 1, 2005

Maurice R. Robinson Mini-Grants award up to $500 to fund service learning projects that address serious community issues. Projects must be designed to teach students problem-solving and citizenship skills. Deadline: October 14, 2005

The Vernier Technology Awards recognize innovative instructional use of data collection technology. Deadline: October 15, 2005