Catalyst for Change Grants

Catalyst for Change is a competitive grant program which awards teachers and schools for using innovative strategies to engage students in the classroom.

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$2,000-$5,000 grants are awarded for grant proposals which focus on the following subject areas:

  • Career/Technical Education * Extra points will be awarded for grants with a Career/Tech focus
  • Literacy 
  • Low-Performing Students
  • STEM Education
  • Teaching Quality

Who May Apply:  Individual teachers, teams of teachers, principals and other educators (e.g., guidance counselors, media specialists) on behalf of their school, and district-level staff.

Click the links below to view summaries of past Catalyst for Change funded projects and examples of successful applications

The Junior Achievement BizTown program is also an initiative that The Education Foundation will consider funding. For more information on this program view their website here. You can also download a program overview here. Contact Kristin Schreiner at kristin.schreiner@ja.org for more information on program costs.

There will be a Catalyst for Change Grant training held September 8, 2016 located in the Kirby Smith Center Conference Room E at 4:00PM. Everyone who attends will receive an extra 2 points on their application. Please e-mail Rachel Debigare at Debigarere@gm.sbac.edu to sign up for the training. 

The deadline for submission is October 5, 2016 at 4:00PM. All applications must be typed and submitted via E-mail to Rachel Debigare at The Education Foundation (Debigarere@gm.sbac.edu).

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Catalyst for Change grants are funded by the generosity of the following sponsors:

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