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HSA Grant for Educators
|Contact:||The Herb Society of America, Inc.|
Grant for Educators
9019 Kirtland Chardon Rd.
Kirtland, OH 44094
Email: email@example.com (To email applications and for questions)
|Description:||The Herb Society of America (HSA) Grant for Educators is awarded annually to promote the knowledge, use, and delight of herbs through learning experiences. The grant is open to a wide audience, including both formal and informal teachers at all educational levels. Grant projects must enhance herbal education in school systems, communities, or any public forum (electronic or in person); and require learning goals and a means for measuring the educational outcomes. The grant is not intended to support activities that normally occur without special funding, such as the development of a college course or publication. Projects may not promote herbs for medicinal purposes. Projects previously funded by an HSA grant are not eligible for additional funding.|
Grant funds may be used for supplies, materials, and consumable products for herbal education projects, beyond the usual garden activities; or to deliver existing educational programs in a significantly different manner or to a larger target audience. Among funding restrictions, the grant may not be used as starter (seed) financing for a project; for computers or other equipment upgrades; or for garden construction, planting, or maintenance.
The application is available to download online or may be requested by writing the contact address. The application proposal includes four components: completed application form, a statement of qualifications for the applicant or team leader, project description, and a budget. All prepared proposal materials must be typewritten; handwritten proposals are not accepted. Applications must be submitted by the deadline. Grant recipients will be announced in April. The grant is for a period of one year.
|Eligibility:||Charter, Private, Public, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)|
|Award(s):||One or two grants totaling $5,000 will be awarded.|
|Deadline(s):||Applications are due December 31, annually.|
|Grade Level(s):||Higher Ed, Adult, 9-12, PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8|
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