ATTENTION STUDENTS and FAMILIES:
Please mark your calendars – the first day of school is Monday, August 27th, 2018, for ALL GRADES, including preK and Kindergarten!

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News from The Office of Grant Development

Four yellow bird school buses

8/6/2018

Teachers, this back-to-school season DonorsChoose.org can help you get some
extra classroom resources to help you start off the school year. *From Sunday
8/5 – Friday 8/10 only*, when you submit your first DonorsChoose.org
classroom project, your project will receive an automatic $50 kickoff
donation from the DonorsChoose.org Team. Whether you need to refresh your
classroom library, try a new activity kit, or something else entirely — we
hope this can be an extra tool to help out.  Get started here
https://www.donorschoose.org/teachers?rf=email-campaign-2018-08-ww-admin


 

4/5/2018

Our new newsletter is now available! April 2018 Newsletter

 


3/29/2018

Good News to share from Dr. Hite!

Dr. Hite Tweet about Donors Choose


3/12/2018

New Micro-grant opportunity: The Great Remake

They invite School districts and nonprofit organizations involved in Remake Learning to help spark wonder, compassion, and a sense of belonging among the region’s learners. Specifically they seek to support equitable learning experiences through projects that work alongside — as well as uplift and support — the voices, strength, and potential of learners in poverty; learners of color; learners in rural areas; girls in STEM; and learners with exceptionalities. Grants range from $2,500- $7,500

 

PhilaSoup’s Spring Grant Program is now open!

PhilaSoup’s Spring Grant Application is now available. The deadline to apply for a $800 maximum grant is March 25, 2018 at 3PM.

They are also hosting a Grant Writing Workshop on March 22, 2018 from 4-6 PM at High Point Cafe in Fairmount.   Teachers can enjoy a cup of coffee and treat on them and learn more about the process of receiving funding through PhilaSoup, including application tips and advice, brainstorming and information about additional resources for funding for educational projects.  The event is free, but RSVP is requested.

 


12/12/2017

Applications are now open for PHENND’s Philadelphia public schools  Community Partnerships VISTA project. Applications are due February 3rd.

 


10/27/2017

Supplies and Funds for Classroom projects and educational activities for students

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The Delaware Valley Fairness Project is partnering with your school to support the education of your students. Through our Education Assistance Program, teachers and other staff members at the school may obtain supplies and funding for projects and activities both inside and outside the classroom.

TEACHER/STAFF-INITIATED PROJECTS

  • Have a project or activity you believe would have a positive impact on the education of your students?
  • don’t want to go back to your friends and family to ask them to contribute to another of your projects?
  • prefer not to wait a month or two or three to get the funds and supplies you need?

The Delaware valley Fairness Project’s education assistance program provides up to $500 for projects.  at times we provide more than $500 depending on the nature of the project and the availability of funds.  supplies or funds for approved projects usually are provided within two weeks of receipt of an online application.

for more information and to apply, visit dvfairness.org and click on the ‘Programs’ tab at the top of the home page.


10/12/2017
Grantwriting and Fundraising 101 Teacher Professional Development

Participants will learn about grantwriting and fundraising fundamentals. This includes prioritizing school needs, basic terminology, how to read a grant opportunity, proposal details and more.

This course is for SDP teachers only. Target audiences: Early Childhood Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Middle School Teachers, High School Teachers,Counselors, and Para-professionals

Date/Time/Location: October 27, 1pm-3:30pm, Education Center, 3rd floor, Portal D, Room 3098


10/11/2017

Philadelphia Public School Giving Circle Now Accepting Micro-Grant Applications

The group will fund micro-grants from $250 up to $500 to support educational projects in Philadelphia public elementary schools

The Philadelphia Public School Giving Circle (PPSGC) micro-grant program is now accepting applications for educational projects benefiting the students of traditional Philadelphia neighborhood public elementary schools located in disadvantaged neighborhoods. These grants are designed to allow teachers, principals, parents, students, and community members working in schools, access to small grants to support Philadelphia students and address needs not met by the School District or other funders. Examples include: enrichment supplies, costs for trips, or other costs associated with class projects.

The deadline for applications is midnight, November 7, 2017. The application can be found online.


9/15/2017

Join PhilaSoup for a Grant Writing Support Happy Hour – Wednesday, September 27th, 6-8pm

PhilaSoup is a non-profit organization that provides micro-grants to fund educational or classroom projects in need of funding.

Join PhilaSoup on Wednesday, September 27th from 6-8pm at New Deck Tavern for a drink and snacks (our treat!) and for an opportunity to sit down with our team members to learn more about the process of funding school projects through PhilaSoup. Come hear tips on submitting a proposal for a PhilaSoup grant, ask questions, meet other educators and share ideas, and learn about additional resources for funding for educational projects. If you bring your laptop or tablet, you could leave having submitted a completed application. Getting funding through PhilaSoup is easy!

This event is FREE but please RSVP so we know you’re coming!


9/10/2017

Check out Community Giving Day at Whole Foods in Philadelphia (both locations). Shop on 9/20 and 5% of all purchases will support the Farm to PreK program at The District. For more information please check out www.thefundsdp.org

Prek children in colorful graduation hats


 

Last modified: August 6, 2018