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Civil Rights/Civil Liberties Excellence in Teaching Award
South Carolina Council for the Social Studies and Nystrom Education
Deadline: Nominations are due July 1, annually.
Description: The South Carolina Council for the Social Studies and Nystrom Education offer the Civil Rights/Civil Liberties Excellence in Teaching Award to honor social studies teachers that have inspired students to be informed about civil rights and civil liberties. Candidates may be nominated or self-nominate.

Eligible nominees are South Carolina kindergarten through grade 12 and college-level social ...
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Civil War Essay Contest
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Deadline: Entries are due February 25, 2019.
Description: The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History sponsors the Civil War Essay Contest for grades 5 through 8 and grades 9 through 12. Students may write an essay or create a documentary film on a topic relevant to the conflict. For essay and film submissions, students must use at least five primary sources, including at least one document from the Gilder Lehrman Collection. Essays must be 1,000 to ...
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Dear George Washington Contest
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Deadline: Entries are due March 25, 2019.
Description: The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History sponsors the Dear George Washington Contest for elementary school students. This writing contest encourages students to imagine the United States at its founding by composing a letter to President George Washington from the point of view of a person attending his first inauguration on April 30, 1789, in New York City. Letters should be 250-300 words ...
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Education Grants
The Charro Foundation
Deadline: Applications are due January 25, 2019.
Description: The Charro Foundation and the Scottsdale Charros offer Education Grants that support schools in the Scottsdale Unified School District. Funding supports projects, equipment, and programs related to classroom activities, athletics, and infrastructure that are not covered by usual funding streams.

Eligible applicants are elementary, middle, and high schools in the Scottsdale Unified School District ...
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High School Completion Grants
William Penn Foundation
Deadline: Inquiry Forms are due November 30, 2018, and February 23 and June 14, 2019.
Description: The William Penn Foundation focuses on increasing the number of children from Philadelphia’s low-income communities who experience academic success. High School Completion Grants support successful transitions to high school and specialized pathways and systems to increase rates of high school completion.

Under the category of successful transitions, the foundation seeks projects that improve ...
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LifeChanger of the Year Award
National Life Group and the National Life Group Foundation
Deadline: Nominations are due December 31, 2018.
Description: The National Life Group and National Life Group Foundation offer the LifeChanger of the Year Award to recognize teachers and other school employees that make a significant difference in students’ lives. Candidates must be nominated and show a commitment to professional excellence; create a nurturing school environment that supports learning; adhere to high moral and ethical standards; and enhance school/district ...
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Minigrants
Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies
Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.
Description: The Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies offers Minigrants for special projects and activities related to curriculum development, classroom materials, or evaluation tools that support the goals of social studies education. Grants are available for new projects only and may not be used for ongoing programs, regular purchase of classroom supplies, or teacher stipends.

Eligible applicants are ...
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School Garden Grants
Safer Brand
Deadline: Applications are accepted September 1 through December 1, annually.
Description: Safer Brand offers School Garden Grants to schools that want to create and start a school garden. Interested schools should explain their reasoning for a school garden and how they would use the grant.

Eligible applicants are kindergarten through grade 12 schools in the United States. Applications and requests must be submitted by email.

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Send a Troupe to International Thespian Festival Grants
Educational Theatre Association
Deadline: Applications are due February 1, 2019.
Description: The Educational Theatre Association offers Send a Troupe to International Thespian Festival Grants that support two middle school or high school theatre troupes in attending the International Thespian Festival. The weeklong festival connects students to performances, workshops, and college theatre programs and scholarships. Grants cover registration fees for a teacher, inducted thespians, and chaperones, ...
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Smart Kids Grants
ALDI, Inc.
Deadline: Applications are accepted February 1 through December 15, annually.
Description: ALDI, Inc. offers Smart Kids Grants that support schools in promoting and encouraging student health and wellness. Funding may be used for programs, projects, and events that focus on education, the arts, physical activity, and nutrition.

Eligible applicants are public and private kindergarten through grade 12 schools and nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations that benefit children in the geographic ...
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Strong Start, Strong Readers Grants
William Penn Foundation
Deadline: Inquiry Forms are due November 30, 2018, and February 23 and June 14, 2019.
Description: The William Penn Foundation focuses on increasing the number of children from Philadelphia’s low-income communities who experience academic success. The foundation’s Strong Start, Strong Readers program uses the following six strategies to increase and improve school readiness and literacy:
• Engaged families: build opportunities for parents and caregivers to learn about the development of children ...
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Teacher of the Year Award
New Hampshire Council for the Social Studies
Deadline: Nominations are due January 15, annually.
Description: The New Hampshire Council for the Social Studies honors the Teacher of the Year to promote kindergarten through grade 12 social studies education in New Hampshire. Candidates may be nominated or self-nominate and should demonstrate the ability to help students understand the importance of social studies, participate in social studies-related activities in the school community, and have a record of ...
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