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Gigi Grant

Grants to USA Teachers and Staff at K-12 Schools to
Develop Social-Emotional Educational Curriculum

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Grants to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands teachers, administrators, and counselors at K-12 schools to support the development of the funding source's hands-on social-emotional educational program. Funding is intended to cover the cost of teacher and student materials. The purpose of the program is to bring self-connection to the forefront of the modern classroom, helping individuals achieve what NaliniKIDS calls connectivity.

Cost shouldn't be a prohibitive factor when it comes to bringing social-emotional learning into more schools. The Gigi Grant provides financial assistance to schools that show a strong commitment to providing NaliniKIDS to their students. The Gigi Grant provides funding toward student and teacher materials, while schools cover the cost of mandatory teacher training.

The NaliniKIDS lesson plans engage students physically and emotionally. Each lesson plan corresponds to a signature NaliniKIDS book and engages students with physical exercises and self-reflective questions, helping them connect to themselves.

The program is for grades K–12. The structure of the program is the same for all grades, but the NaliniKIDS books and lesson plans are suited to the grade.

NaliniKIDS is taught during the school day. The program is flexible so that classroom teachers, advisory teachers, or subject-specific/electives teachers can easily be trained to teach NaliniKIDS within their area of expertise/class schedule. When you come on board with NaliniKIDS, they will work with you to determine what will work best in your school.

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GrantWatch ID#: 184864

Estimated Size of Grant:

Student materials are $25/student.

Term of Contract:

The grant may be awarded for 1 or 2 years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grant applications are invited from teachers, school counselors, and administrators (if an application is completed by a teacher or school counselor, it must be done with the support of an administrator). All types of schools—public, private, independent, and charter schools—are welcome to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for applying is January 25, 2019.

NaliniKIDS will provide you with dates and deadlines so you'll know when you can expect to hear from them —and you will hear from them. At each stage of the process, which will last less than a month, you will receive feedback from NaliniKIDS staff.

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)