Teachers Can Win Exemplary Award, Recognition

grantsFunder: International Reading Assn. (IRA); Opportunity: 2017 Regie Routman Teacher Recognition grant; Funding Focus: Education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: K-6 teachers; Funding: A $2,500 award; Deadline: Jan. 15.

Summary: An award will be made to an outstanding K-6 classroom teacher who is dedicated to improving the teaching of reading and writing across the curriculum in real-world contexts, Kathy Baughman, association executive assistant, tells us. Teachers must work in a school where at least 60% of the students qualify for free or reduced lunch and belong to the IRA.

Other Grants

The association makes a large number of awards each year. You can take a look here: https://goo.gl/GEaaZE

Info: https://goo.gl/4ZEzX2 committees@reading.org; PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139,

800.336.7323 (U.S. and Canada) or 302.731.1600 (all other countries).

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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