FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Innovative Teaching Grants for Dallas ISD Educators: Advancing Students Through the Arts
Dallas, TX – The Dallas Education Foundation (DEF) is pleased to announce the opening of its HeART of Teaching Discretionary Grant Awards Cycle. Starting today until May 5, 2023, DEF will accept applications from Dallas ISD departments, campuses and teachers to fund innovative projects that advance learning or create equity through the arts. The application is open to all teachers and not limited to those who are arts educators.
The HeART of Teaching grants program creates opportunities for educators to integrate the arts into instruction and/or to create equity with new or in existing arts programs. DEF is investing thousands in the name of arts education, expecting to fund 25 grants of up to $4,500 each.
Dallas ISD teachers and team members can apply by clicking this LINK. The submission deadline is midnight May 5, 2023. Final grant decisions are expected to be announced on May 26, 2023, with grant awards to be disbursed on or after Aug. 1, 2023.
“The Dallas Education Foundation is thrilled to offer the HeART of Teaching grants program to support innovative projects that advance learning through the arts,” said DEF Executive Director Mita Havlick. “We encourage all Dallas ISD departments, campuses and teachers to apply and bring their ideas to life. This program provides a unique opportunity for educators to enhance student engagement, creativity and learning.”
About Dallas ISD: The Dallas Independent School District is continually preparing its more than 141,000 students for college or a career. The district offers a competitive mix of innovative programs, choice programs, and instructional initiatives that support the increased academic achievement and the social and emotional development of its students. To learn more, visit www.dallasisd.org.
About The Dallas Education Foundation: The Dallas Education Foundation is Dallas ISD’s direct nonprofit philanthropic partner and is committed to supporting early learning, advancing literacy, and driving postsecondary success in Dallas ISD. Our mission is to inspire community investment to accelerate student success. Please support our mission and follow us everywhere @dallasedfound or visit www.dallasedfound.org.