Grants for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers

Posted by on March 23, 2009

Dominion Foundation Accepting Grant Applications for 2009-10 School Year from Elementary and Secondary School Teachers

Deadline: May 1, 2009

Energy company Dominion and the Dominion Foundation ( provide elementary and secondary educators with funding to encourage the development of new programs that strengthen math and science education through the study of energy or the environment.

The Dominion Foundation will award approximately $300,000 in total educational partnership grants throughout targeted areas in the states of Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, and West Virginia. Public and private elementary and secondary  schools and public school divisions registered with the National Center for Educational Statistics, institutions of higher education, and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations are invited to apply.

Successful grant proposals will represent innovative and promising ideas, teach math and/or science skills, reach a significant number of students, and demonstrate broad-based community support. Proposals must align with one of the following target areas: 1) Environmental Education — grants to develop math and/or  science skills through the study of the environment; and 2) Energy Grants — grants to increase students’ awareness of energy efficiency and conservation, energy sources, or other energy-related topics.

Grants will range up to $10,000 each.

Visit the Dominion Web site for complete eligibility information and application procedures.

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