Education and Training

Application-based Grants in K-12 Education

Education for Sustainable Development
Manitoba Education and Training and Manitoba Hydro offer the Education for Sustainable Development Grants to promote professional learning for sustainability in classrooms. The grants provide up to $2,000 to cover expenses, such as teacher release time, professional development, and teaching/learning resources for sustainability education.
Deadline for Application: February 12, 2016

French Second Language Revitalization Program
Any school or school division wishing to revitalize French Second Language instruction and any organization that works directly with teachers or a non-profit organization whose primary goal is to promote French as a Second Language can apply for this grant.
Deadline for Application: January 15

Intensive Newcomer Support (INS) Grant
This grant supports school divisions that develop specialized programming for newcomer youth from war-affected or refugee backgrounds with EAL and literacy needs which are the result of significantly disrupted schooling. This grant may be used in addition to the EAL Student Support Grant. Please see the guidelines provided at the link above in preparing a project proposal.
Deadline for Project Proposals: May 31

Music Month Grants
Schools are invited to apply for Manitoba Music Month grants in support of Music Month school projects. The intent of this grant program is to help schools engage professional musicians to work with teachers and students to develop creativity connected to music curricular learning. Successful applicants will receive grants of up to $500 to cover the costs of the musicians, contingent upon the availability of funding.
Deadline for Application: October 30

Program for the Enrichment of French in Education
Manitoba Education and Training provides discretionary grants to non-profit organizations and post-secondary institutions for the development and delivery of activities that are primarily offered to the members of the French minority community in Manitoba. Grants are awarded annually based on demand and available funding.
Deadline for Application: January 15

Scientists in the Classroom Grants
Manitoba Education and Training offers Scientists in the Classroom grants to support teachers in their efforts to collaborate with people working in science or technology careers in the local community who agree to engage directly with students in the classroom or in a field-based setting. Teachers may apply for the grants, of up to $1,000, that may be used to cover expenses such as teacher release time for planning, professional development, and teaching/learning resources.
Deadline for Application: April 30

School Attendance in Manitoba
Improving attendance continues to be a priority and Manitoba Education and Training is pleased to offer support to projects that address local issues related to attendance. We would like to invite proposals from school divisions, for maximum funding of $10,000.00, for innovative projects that focus on improving student attendance. Each division can submit one proposal and successful projects will be funded for two years.
Deadline for Application: To be determined

Skills Strategy Equipment Enhancement Fund
Schools are invited to apply via their School Division for targeted funding to ensure that students have access to state-of-the-art equipment to learn high-demand skills during high school. The program must meet a number of criteria related to: apprenticeship accreditation, dual credit recognition with a post secondary institution, sustainability, current industry and workplace standards, and work experience placement.
Deadline for Application: June 17, 2016


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