National Insurer Wants Teachers to ‘Dream Big’

grantsFunder: Farmers Insurance; Opportunity: 2016 Dream Big Teacher Challenge; Funding Focus: K-12 education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: K-12 teachers; Funding: Up to six $100,000 awards; Deadline: June 30.

Summary: This is a separate funding program from the insurance company’s “Thank America’s Teachers” initiative. Farmers is looking for projects that have the potential to dramatically impact the lives of children and families in a school and community. The award will will be paid in the winner’s name directly to a qualifying 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization as designated by the awardee.


About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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