Teaching Grants, Deadline June 30

The Meemic Foundation for the Future of Education offers a variety of grant opportunities designed to assist educators. These funding opportunities include traditional grants in amounts up to $2,500 and specialty grants of varying amounts for items such as books. This page will provide the most up-to-date information on the types of grants available and the important dates associated with the application process.

Meemic Foundation Grants:

These grants are designed to fund innovative programs, events or projects that will significantly enhance a students’ classroom experience. Educators can request up to $2,500 for any type* of program. Below is a breakdown of the available funding rounds for this year.

Fall 2012 Funding Round

Application period:
Now – June 30, 2012
Spring/Winter 2013 Funding Round

Application period:
July 1 – October 31, 2012

Apply Now!

Applying is fast and easy. Just visit our quick online grant application to get started.

Selection Process

Each grant proposal will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • The number of students involved
  • The project’s potential to make a lasting impact on students
  • How the program relates to classroom instruction
  • The ability to replicate the project for future use
  • Cost effectiveness

*Applications simply requesting school supplies and equipment (such as computers, graphic calculators and art materials) will not be considered. Meemic Book Grants:

Based on the heightened demand for the basic tools to educate our students – books – Meemic Insurance Company donates an additional $25,000 each year to the Meemic Foundation for this expressed need. These specialty book grants are designed to assist educators with the task of offering new classroom reading materials that will challenge and excite their students. Educators can request up to a $500 grant for any book-related purpose.

2012 Book Grant

Application period:
August 1 – September 30, 2012

Apply Now!

The book grant application period has not begun yet. Please check back during the application period.

Selection Process

Each book grant proposal will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • The potential to influence a school or district improvement goal
  • The number of students impacted
  • How it relates to classroom instruction
  • Cost effectiveness

Any employee of a public, private, charter or parochial school, college or university in a qualifying state may apply for a Meemic grant. Educators from the same school may submit proposals for different programs. Total grant funding may not exceed the total cost of the project. The Meemic Foundation may grant any portion of the program up to the total cost. Educators will be notified by telephone or mail if their grant is to be funded. All others will receive a letter notifying the applicant of the Foundation’s decision. Grants with significant conceptual, legibility or clarity problems will not be considered. Grantees are required to submit a follow-up report after the completion of the project. All unused funds must be returned.

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Teaching Grants, Deadline June 30

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