Funding to Support the Whole Child and Social-Emotional Learning

Grantmakers for Thriving Youth have shared two great funding opportunities.

EFFECTIVE SCHOOL PRACTICES TO SUPPORT THE WHOLE CHILD: The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s new Request for Applications: Effective School Practices to Support the Whole Child, seeks US-based teams of schools, support organizations and/or researchers who want to apply the science of learning and human development to improve existing school-based practices that develop self-direction and curiosity, specifically in adolescents (ages 11-18 years old). Participate in an informational webinar August 13 1-2PM ET, 10-11PT to learn more. Click here to register. Closes September 19, 2019

COMMUNITY CONVENINGS ON SEL AND EQUITY: Through the 2019 Regional SEL Convening grants, NoVo Foundation and EdFirst will support district and school communities to create convenings that build educators’ and other adults’ capacity to meet students’ social, emotional and academic needs with an equity lens. Two to four grants of $50,000 to $100,000 each will be awarded to districts, charters and their partners to design and host a convening in their region by the end of the 2020 calendar year. Letter of intent (LOI) materials can be found here. Listen to informational webinars: (7/29 recording here7/30 recording here and view this slide deck. Virtual office hours scheduled in August (via Zoom, Thursdays, 3-5:00 ET). The deadline for the the LOI is Friday, September 6.