Edutopia Shares Grants & Resources

The George Lucas Educational Foundation is a nonprofit operating foundation and is not a grant-making organization. However, in order to realize the potential of 21st-century education, we are fully aware that our community needs to secure grants and be aware of other exciting opportunities in education, such as the following:
  • The George Lucas Educational Foundation Grant Information List
  • ExchangesConnect 2011 Photo Contest: Deadline is October 25, 2011. The U.S. Department of State is sponsoring a photography contest; the theme is “Dance With Us: Motion Across Cultures.” Two grand prize winners will receive an iPad2 and their photos will be displayed at the State Department.
  • CVS Caremark Community Grants: Deadline is October 31, 2011. CVS Caremark community grants support programs that help children with disabilities participate alongside their peers. Grant amount is $5,000.
  • Magna Awards Deadline is October 31, 2011. Sponsored by American School Board Journal, the National School Boards Association, and Sodexo School Services, the Magna Awards honor best practices among school boards and innovative programs. Grand prize winners in each category receive $4,000.
  • International Reading Association and In2Books Awards for Grades 3-5: Deadline is November 15, 2011. Apply for one of three awards for excellence in implementing In2Books in the classroom or aligning with Common Core ELA Standards. Each prize is $2,500.

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