Teaching and Learning Grants

The Jackson R-2 School Foundation Teaching and Learning Grant (TLG) was established to provide funds to classroom teachers to help expand student learning opportunities. Funding amounts for individual projects will generally range from $100 to $750.

Who Can Apply?

  • Teachers or teams of teachers

-     employed by the Jackson Public School District

-     who are involved in the instruction of students

-     or related support services benefiting students.


How much money is available?

  • The Foundation raises funds each year for this grant program so the amounts may vary, but generally $10,000 is awarded.

  • Funding amounts for individual projects will generally range from $100 to $300, and $500 for a team of two or more teachers.


What proposals are eligible?

  • Instructional approaches or projects

-     designed to begin and end during the applicable school year,

-     and which meet the selection criteria.


Selection Criteria

  • Proposal has the building principal's endorsement;

  • Proposal connects to the district curriculum objectives;

  • Proposal represents a creative or innovative approach to teaching;

  • Proposal is clear and logical including the following:

-      clear description of activities;

-      clear description of the anticipated impact;

-      clear description of evaluation procedures (how you will know whether the project was successful); and

-      clear description of budget.

          See Critique Sheet.


Responsibilities of Grant Recipients

  • Use the awards for the purposes intended.

  • Prepare a brief final report for sharing with other teachers and for the Foundation.

  • Agree to share successful procedures in staff development sessions.


General Timeline

  • Grant Applications Due - 3rd week of October
  • Grants Evaluated by the Foundation - 4th week of October
  • Grants Awarded - 1st week of November
      • See the Cover Page for specific dates


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