Teachers are most effective, and improve in their practice, when they are problem solvers and innovators, who take risks, learn, reflect, and collaborate. Teachers who pursue Fund for Teachers’ transformational learning experiences catalyze these problem-solving experiences for themselves and students, ultimately changing schools and communities. Fellowship proposals that prioritize teachers seeking solutions to their own, genuine problems of practice will be best aligned to FFT's grant goals. In addition, proposals that have the potential to center students as changemakers for problems in their communities are highly encouraged to apply.
Goals of a Fund for Teachers fellowship are for educators to:
For eligible expenses, see https://fft.fundforteachers.org/app/webroot/files/guidelines/documents/2024-Application-Guidelines.pdf#page=5.