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Teacher Enrichment Grant

Grants to USA Music Instructors for Professional Development,
Education, and Enrichment Opportunities

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Foundation Fund

Deadline Date:

05/04/21 3:00 PM EST

Description:

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Grants of up to $750 to USA and territories music teachers for professional development activities. Funding is intended to support private and public studies and projects to help increase the applicant's teaching and performing skills. Eligible uses of funds include activities in performance, pedagogy, music theory, and composition.

In addition, the Loran Olsen Endowment provides grant funds for projects that pertain to the traditional music and/or dance of American subcultures, including those of Canada and Mexico, and for projects that pertain to the expansion of knowledge of the traditional music and/or dance of other cultures worldwide.

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Quality: Project is well thought out and demonstrates, supports or promotes professional development, continuing education or personal enrichment.
  • Implementation: Applicant demonstrates ability to successfully design and implement the project. This might include documented planning, financial management and/or timeline.
  • Benefit/Impact: Applicant articulates how he/she will benefit from the project and the impact that the project will have on his/her professional development or career. Project will “sustain the profession” through professional development, continuing education or personal enrichment.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 141213

Estimated Size of Grant:

The grant provides assistance of up to $750.

Term of Contract:

Proposed projects must occur during the current grant year (July 1, 2021–June 30, 2022).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
- Applicant must be actively teaching at the time of application.
- Applicant may apply for funding for only one project per year.
- Final reports for any previous MTNA grants have been submitted.

The grant is not intended to be used to pursue course work toward a degree nor for ongoing projects. Grant applications for assistance with commercial ventures or projects that could be funded by an employer are not encouraged.

Pre-Application Information:

Submission deadline: 3:00 p.m., Eastern Time, May 4, 2021.

Additional information: https://www.mtnafoundation.org/mtna-grants/teacher-enrichment-grants/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online application:
https://www.mtnafoundation.org/mtna-grants/mtna-grants-application/

MTNA National Headquarters
1 W. 4th St., Ste. 1550
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 421-1420
Phone: (888) 512-5278

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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: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

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