The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, Inc. has offered schools the opportunity to apply for up to $2,000 to support instructional projects each school year. Projects must address an identified need(s) that is aligned with BCPS goals for academics, and key actions as stated in the BCPS Blueprint 2.0: Our Way Forward and the School Progress Plans. Recipients awarded project funds were based on the project’s anticipated contribution to essential knowledge and skills students must have to be successful in life and employment in the 21st Century.
Evaluations for 2017-2018 21st Century Instructional Initiative Grants are currently underway.
Grant proposals must address at least one of the following instructional focused 21st Century themes:
- Financial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial Literacy
- Environmental Literacy
- Arts and Culture
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
- Health Literacy
- Civic Literacy
- Global Awareness
The following are the names and the titles of the 2016-2017 recipients of the 21st Century Instructional Initiative Grants: