B’nai B’rith Educators Unit, Charter No. 5290 is funding grants, up to
$1000.00, in support of the instructional program at schools. The purpose is to provide students with opportunities and/or
materials not available within the confines of school budgets. This can include, but is not inclusive of, trips, bus rentals,
admission fees, special projects, theater programs, enrichment activities, guest speakers, etc.
should complete the application form and email it to Betty Klear, firstname.lastname@example.org, for review by our grant committee. Applications should be submitted no later than March 15, 2018 and are intended for this
school year only. Notification of awards will be made by email to applicant and administrator.
may be partially or fully funded as determined by the grant committee. Each applicant will be responsible to submit receipts
for monies spent and to submit samples of before and after activities within two weeks following the trip, project end, etc.
but no later than June 1, 2018.
It is the goal of B'nai B'rith
Educators to provide opportunities for student activities that are not covered by a school's budget and provides unique opportunities
for students to learn beyond and in keeping with the curriculum. In keeping with this goal, the Grant Committee is pleased
to announce funding for the following grants to schools:
- Carver High School - Diary
of Anne Frank Production at People's Light Theater
Students in seventh grade have been reading texts that highlight the experience of children
around the world who are caught up in war, gender based violence and racism. Students will attend a multi racial cast presentation
of the The Diary of Anne Frank at the People's Light Theater and participate in a Socratic Seminar following the presentation
to discuss themes that emerge in the play. The grant covers the cost of buses.
Elementary School - Social/Physical/Community Activity for our Autistic Support Students
A Social/Physical/Community Activity is a special trip for all of the school's Autistic Support Students.
The students will have an opportunity to visit a specially designed children's gym to aid children with sensory processing
disorders. The grant covers the cost of buses and admission for one trip.
School - American Revolutionary Museum Trip
The fourth grade is studying
about the American Revolution. Visiting the museum would give the students the opportunity to tour and see artifacts
from this period in America's history. A museum program, Through There Eyes, introduces students to the major causes
and events of this time period through the eyes of 18 common men, women and children who lived through it. The grant
covers the cost of admission and partial payment towards buses.
Affairs Council of Philadelphia Liaison to Bodine High School for International Affairs - 36th Annual International
International Day brings Bodine's entire student body, faculty, and both family and community members together to celebrate
the school's diversity in an educational setting. For the 2017-18 academic year, the Council seeks to deepen the academic
integrity of International Day by providing essential resources for student-led workshops and reincorporating professional
cultural groups from the Philadelphia-area, allowing the student body to more deeply examine a range of issues and values
The grant funds offset the costs of materials needed to supplement the content in student-led workshops and to provide
honorariums for professionals from various organizations to conduct workshops.
School - From Farm to Classroom
The trip will promote healthy eating habits in a fun
and educational setting. The students will have the opportunity to gain experience through the knowledge and expertise
of local farmers. The goal of the trip is for students to be able to connect the lessons learned in the classroom with an
farm experience. The grant will fund the cost of buses.