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From Failure to Promise K-12 Educator’s Grant


Sponsored by Dr. C. Moorer and Associates

Contact:Dr. C. Moorer and Associates
12750 S. Saginaw St. Ste. 206
Grand Blanc, MI 48439

Phone: 248.499.9599
Description:As little as $500 can help a student or youth move “From Failure to Promise” in literacy, mathematics, science, or technology. This grant competition is based on a book by Dr. C. Moorer, who shares his inspirational story of flunking out of college to becoming an engineer, consultant, and eventually a university professor at Dominican University, Illinois. Dr. Moorer’s philanthropic goal is to encourage, mentor, and motivate, energize, and catapult today’s kindergarten through grade 12 students and youth to fulfill their potential and reach their promise in literacy, math, science, or technology.

To support educators, grants are awarded to community-based organizations, libraries, or schools with creative ideas for adopting and using “From Failure to Promise” in their curriculum. Kindergarten through grade 12 educators and youth-group leaders are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility:Public, Private, Charter, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)
Award(s):Minigrants of $500 are awarded.
Deadline(s):Applications are due July 31, 2015.
Focus:Community Involvement, Library/Media, Literacy, PreK-12, Technology
Grade Level(s):6-8, 9-12, 3-5, K-2
Content Area(s): Mathematics, Science
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