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.


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.

Grant Information for:

2015 Grant Application Available October 1st

The Power of a Fellowship

Fund for Teachers creates energy in the educational system - changing careers, classrooms and school communities, watch how.

Meet Our Fellows

This summer, 520 teachers designed learning experiences to pursue skills and knowledge that will transform their careers and classrooms for years to come. Meet a few of them, here.

Calendar of Events

  • April 2: Award Notifications
  • April 12: Sporting Clay Shoot, Midland, TX
  • September 24: Golf Tournament, Houston, TX

Click here for a list of events in your area.

Project Search

  • $22 Million in Grants
  • 6,000 of America's top educators
  • 137 countries traveled, on all seven continents

Search our Fellows database to learn more.

A Small Difference

Fund for Teachers' founder, Raymond Plank, released his memoir, A Small Difference, chronicling his life works. Plank has made a very meaningful difference in the lives of others, including the 5,000 Fellows whose learning odysseys wouldn't have been possible without his foresight and generosity.

A complimentary copy is yours with a $25(hardback) or $15(paperback) donation. Donate here.