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Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation: Grants for Youth with Disabilities

Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation Grants Program is dedicated to helping young Americans with disabilities maximize their potential and fully participate in society.

The foundation supports organizations and projects within its mission that have broad scope and impact and demonstrate potential for replication at other sites.

A major program emphasis is inclusion: enabling young people with disabilities to have full access to educational, vocational and recreational opportunities and to participate alongside their non-disabled peers.

Maximum award: $75,000.

Eligibility: 501(c)3 organizations.

Deadline: June 01, 2015.

American Academy of Pediatrics: CATCH Resident Funds Grants

2016 CATCH Resident Funds grants will be awarded on a competitive basis for pediatric residents to plan community-based child health initiatives.

CATCH Resident Funds projects must include planning activities, but also may include some implementation activities.

Maximum award: $2,000.

Eligibility: pediatric residents working with their communities.

Deadline: July 31, 2015.

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Improving Students’

Understanding of Geometry grant is to develop activities that will enable students to better appreciate and understand some aspect of geometry that is consistent with the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics of NCTM.

The project should include applications of geometry to, for example, art, literature, music, architecture, nature, or some other relevant area and may integrate the use of technology into the teaching of geometry.

Proposals must address the following: geometry content, the appropriateness of the application, the link between the Geometry Standard and the project’s activities, and the anticipated impact on students’ learning.

Maximum award: $4,000.

Eligibility: teachers preK-8 who are NCTM members as of October 14, 2015 or teach at a school with a preK-8 NCTM school membership as of October 14, 2015.

Deadline: November 06, 2015.

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