Fund for Teachers enriches the personal and professional growth of teachers by recognizing and supporting them as they identify and pursue opportunities around the globe that will have the greatest impact on their practice, the academic lives of their students and on their school communities.

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2017 Grant Application Available October 1st


Watch live-action learning as teachers' pursue self-designed fellowships using Fund for Teachers grants. As teachers bring back to class insights and experiences from four continents, students reap the benefits of authentic inquiry and engagement.

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Why do teachers pursue certain topics with FFT grants? And how does their learning impact students back in the classroom? Our blog offers personal reflections and fellowship follow ups sure to inspire.

Bridging the Gap

A one-minute motion graphic video depicting how educators use Fund for Teachers grants to bridge learning gaps, inspire students and change the world. Watch how.

Calendar of Events

  • October 1: 2017 Grant Application Opens
  • January 31: 2017 Application Deadline
  • April 5: Award Notifications

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Project Search

  • $25 Million in Grants
  • 7,000 of America's top educators
  • 143 countries traveled, on all seven continents

Search our Fellows database to learn more.