IPEI Announces Application Deadlines for Five Grants Programs

September 3, 2014
IPEI Announces Application Deadlines for Five Grants Programs
 
The Ithaca Public Education Initiative (IPEI) announces the application deadlines for its grants programs available during the 2014-15 school year. Another grant opportunity has been added to the four grants offered in previous years. Funding is for Ithaca City School District (ICSD) teachers, staff and others in the community who have ideas to enhance the educational opportunities for all students.
 
Teacher Grants of up to $1,500 are awarded through a competitive review process to teachers for innovative projects that bring community resources into the classroom. Applications are due November 1, 2014; forms are available online at www.ipei.org and must be submitted via email. For more information, contact TeacherGrants@ipei.org.
 
Red and Gold Grants are one-time grants of up to $500 awarded to teachers and others in the school community, including students and parents, for projects that strengthen and enrich the schools. Grants are awarded in four cycles. Application deadlines are October 20, December 8, February 9, and April 6. Forms are available at www.ipei.org and must be submitted via email. For more information, contact Red&GoldGrants@ipei.org.
 
Fine Arts Booster Group Mini-Grants are awarded to support arts activities in the schools, including collaborations, visiting artists, and musical equipment. The fall deadline is October 15; the spring deadline is February 1. For more information, contact president@fabgithaca.org.
 
Community Collaboration Grants are one-time grants of up to $3,000 awarded to community organizations wishing to initiate curricular-enhancing projects with district schools. Application forms are available at www.ipei.org and can be submitted via email at any time during the school year. For more information, contact ComColGrants@ipei.org.
 
Connecting Classrooms Grants, IPEI’s recently announced funding opportunity, encourage collaboration and innovation within the Ithaca City School District. Statement of Interest forms are available at www.ipei.org and can be submitted via email at any time during the school year. For more information, contact ConnectingClassroomsGrants@ipei.org.
 
IPEI’s website (www.ipei.org) includes details on all its activities. Follow IPEI on Facebook and Twitter @IthacaPEI, and consider signing up for its e-newsletter, IPEI Connections, and blog at http://ipeiblog.blogspot.com/.
 
IPEI is a community based not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that develops supportive community and private sector relationships with the ICSD. Founded in 1996, IPEI is committed to connecting school and community through collaboration, engagement, gifts, and grants. 
 
 
 

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