Target, one of the most successful retailers in US now provides educational grants. These Target grants are available for teachers and students. The main objective of Target grants is to support both teachers’ and schools’ in obtaining educational facilities and supporting the educational activities. In order to be qualified for the Target grants, there are some essential steps that need to be through. The very first step in effort to obtain Target grants is registering through the company’s website. The registration may vary in term of date. Therefore, it is better to be ready when seeking for specific Target grants.
Target Grants available for Education Support
Field Trip Grants
Target supports the teacher and school in obtaining educational facilities and activities. These kinds of Target grants are aimed for supporting the school to have field trip. In order to obtain field trip grant from Target, the teacher has to apply during the registration period and the fund will be awarded for the school year starting the next month. Target grants for field trip activity provides up to $7000 as of 2011. There are three grants provided by each U.S Target location for local elementary school and secondary schools per year. In the registration process, Target usually would like to know the field trip that schools are planning to visit.
Art, Culture + Design in Schools Grants
Arts, whatever of kind of the art, will always take part in increasing students’ creativity. Regarding to this, Target offers Art, Culture + Design in Schools Grant worth for $2000 for teachers who introduce art and culture to the student. Apart from that, Target also offers support for events held in Museum and performing art institution across the nation by sponsoring them. As for the art, the Target grants application usually is held in first March.
Early Childhood Reading Grant
The other grants offered by Target are Early Childhood Reading Grant. This kind of Target grants will help schools, libraries and nonprofit organizations in their effort to educate people about the importance of reading. The awarded fund can be used for supporting program like weekend book club and after-school reading events. The applying school can get $2000 of award as of 2011 and usually this Target grants are opened for registration in March.
- Art, Culture + Design in Schools Grants. sites.target.com/site/en/company/page.jsp?contentId=WCMP04-031819. August 27, 2012
- Early Childhood Reading Grant. sites.target.com/site/en/company/page.jsp?contentId=WCMP04-031821. August 27, 2012
- Field Trip Grants. sites.target.com/site/en/company/page.jsp?contentId=WCMP04-031880. Accessed on August 27, 2012
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