February 2017 Grant Opportunities



Camp Wonderopolis Library Grants
DEADLINE: Feb. 10, 2017
National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) is offering public and academic libraries across the U.S. the opportunity to apply for funding to implement Camp Wonderopolis programming. Three libraries will be selected to receive a $3,000 grant, training to implement Camp Wonderopolis programming, and Campsite Kits, and will have the opportunity to contribute Maker activities and reading lists to be enjoyed by Campers around the world.

2017 PBS Digital Innovators Program
DEADLINE: Feb. 13, 2017
Wyoming educators can apply by submitting a 60- to 180-second “mini-presentation” video to show how they’re using resources from PBS LearningMedia along with digital technology and tools in their classroom to enhance their teaching and inspire of love of learning in their students. Entrants will also be asked to complete a profile and answer a short essay question. Digital Innovators will receive a three-day all-expense paid trip to San Antonio, Texas, June 24-26, to participate in the 2017 PBS Digital Innovators Summit and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.

Virginia Hamilton and Arnold Adoff Creative Outreach Grants for Teachers and Librarians
DEADLINE: Feb. 28, 2017
Two grants up to $1,000 each for projects to develop new classroom or library programs that raise awareness of multicultural literature among young people; particularly, but not exclusively, through the works of Virginia Hamilton. Eligible applicants must currently work with or plan to work with children or adolescents in any grade from preschool through high school or in a public or school library.

Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grants
DEADLINE: March 31, 2017
Award of up to $500 to provide creative, innovative programs that support or extend the Common Core Standards in education. Programs may serve children from preschool to grade 12. Public schools, public libraries, preschool and Head Start programs are eligible to apply.

Wyoming Arts Council Community Support Grant
DEADLINE: April 1,  2017
Competitive grant program for project and/or operational support for organizations that provide services to their community through the arts. Grants of up to $20,000 per organization, broken down into these five components: Operating and Project Support (up to $12,000), Arts education activities (up to $5,000), Professional development (up to $1,000), Programs involving folk artists (up to $1,000), Outreach to rural communities (up to $1,000)

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