What We Fund

WE GRANT

Up to $30,000 over 2 years

TO WHOM

Teams of three to six teachers (K-12)

FOR WHAT

Professional learning, collaboration time, and project supplies

RESULTING IN

Innovative projects that have meaningful positive impact—on teachers, schools, districts and/or beyond

AWARDEE COHORTS ARE

Selected annually

A new selection process begins each Fall, awards are announced in the Spring, and awardees are invited to a Summer convening. Applications are reviewed by the Intrepid Philanthropy Foundation Board, our Advisory Board, and education experts. We value innovation, collaboration, and meaningful impact.

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PROJECTS MUST FULFILL THESE

Criteria

REJUVENATING

Renew educators’ passion for and commitment to teaching.

RELEVANT

Demonstrate relevance for teachers, schools and/or beyond.

IMPACTFUL

Have the potential to have school-wide, district-wide and/or system-wide impact.

ELEVATING

Enhance teacher leadership skills.

Important Dates

 

Oct 16, 20182019 Application cycle opens
Nov 16, 2018Application cycle closes;
last day to submit Letters of Intent
Dec 2018Informational webinar

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