Education First, in partnership with the NoVo Foundation and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, seeks applications for educator-led and district-level initiatives that foster culturally-affirming social, emotional and academic learning in students in grades PK-12.
Eligibility: Seeking applications that build and foster greater compassion, that honor the assets and lived experiences of students, that build skills in people and groups to embrace and understand differences, and that work through challenges to promote healing from all forms of trauma and harm. Also, create space for educators and students to imagine, build and lead toward a better future built on racial and gender equity, social justice, and restorative practices.
Award: Awards up to $8,000 grants to educators for work in classrooms or schools and up to $30,000 for district-level grants to implement an SEL-focused initiative in the 2022-23 school year.
Deadline: Monday, March 14 at 11:59pm PT
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