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Place-Based Education Grant Application Deadline Approaching

The Rural Schools Partnership’s 2011-12 grant program is intended to emphasize place-based learning in schools and communities across southern Missouri.  Member schools, teachers and students are invited to submit proposals as well as teachers and students.

There is less than two months remaining to apply for the 2012 Coover Place-Based Education Grants. These grants provide support for innovative ventures focused on the tenets of place-based education. Proposals that include matching funds or other leveraged resources are encouraged. The grants range from$10,000 to $20,000 for the eight to 15 projects awarded annually. This program is made possible through the Louis L. and Julia Dorothy Coover Charitable Foundation Regional Grantmaking of Commerce Trust Company. The deadline for application is March 2, 2012.

For more information, as well as contact info for questions, please see the Rural Schools Partnership website.