Friday, June 22, 2012

Sodexo Foundation School Engagement Grant Announced

Youth Service America and Sodexo Foundation are now accepting applications for the Sodexo Foundation School Engagement Grant Initiative. K-12 educators are invited to apply for the grant, which funds service-learning programs that educate and engage students in the fight against childhood hunger in communities.

Service-learning is a teaching and learning strategy that combines meaningful service to the community with acquisition of academic learning and skills. Schools and organizations use service-learning as a strategy to support student learning, academic achievement and workplace readiness, as youth address real problems and improve communities. The Sodexo School Engagement Grants program incorporates service-learning into a Semester of Service framework that engages students in a minimum of 70 hours of service and learning over a period of at least 10 -14 weeks.

Successful grantees will receive a $5,000 grant award to support the design and implementation of their program, as well as documenting and sharing outcomes.

For more details and to apply, click hereApplications are due July 15.

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