[http://cdn-ci24.actonsoftware.com/acton/attachment/2543/f-0002/1/-/-/-/-/image.jpg]<http://marketing.legoeducation.us/acton/ct/2543/s-0080-1208/Bct/l-0018/l-0018:7486/ct1_0/1> Grant Opportunities Collaboration in the classroom creates an excitement that leads to success and enjoyment for students. It is a skill that must be nurtured as the future job market will need those who can work as members of a team. Teachers continue to be a strong influence on students as bonds are made in these collaborative activities. The following are sources of funds that will ensure successful classroom experiences: ________________________________ Swanson Family Foundation<http://marketing.legoeducation.us/acton/ct/2543/s-0080-1208/Bct/l-0018/l-0018:7486/ct13_0/1> Grants will be made primarily to organizations providing “hands-on” support to promote a sustainable higher quality of life in the areas of education, environment, leadership, and health. Corning Incorporated Foundation<http://marketing.legoeducation.us/acton/ct/2543/s-0080-1208/Bct/l-0018/l-0018:7486/ct14_0/1> Public K-12 school districts, community colleges, and four-year institutions of higher learning are the consistent beneficiaries of Corning Foundation support. Edison International<http://marketing.legoeducation.us/acton/ct/2543/s-0080-1208/Bct/l-0018/l-0018:7486/ct15_0/1> To qualify for consideration, organizations must strive to maintain or improve the quality of life in the community and address specific community needs. The primary areas of support are education and environment. ExxonMobil Community Investment<http://marketing.legoeducation.us/acton/ct/2543/s-0080-1208/Bct/l-0018/l-0018:7486/ct16_0/1> Areas of funding interest include education, the environment, health, and safety opportunities. G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation<http://marketing.legoeducation.us/acton/ct/2543/s-0080-1208/Bct/l-0018/l-0018:7486/ct17_0/1> The mission is to aid religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational uses. Teacher’s Pet Grant tip geared specifically toward teachers’ smaller projects. Heckscher Foundation for Children<http://marketing.legoeducation.us/acton/ct/2543/s-0080-1208/Bct/l-0018/l-0018:7486/ct18_0/1> They fund organizations serving youth in the fields of education, family services, job training, health, arts, and recreation. Education Blueprints Association The Education Blueprints Association provides learning resources that deliver education solutions for individuals, teachers, and students. They provide programs that engage students/learners, as well as learning tools and courses that challenge learners to achieve excellence in education and life. By providing resources and programs for teachers, Education Blueprints Association aims to increase students’ skills through transformative-learning experiences. LEGO® Education Workshop Grant<http://marketing.legoeducation.us/acton/ct/2543/s-0080-1208/Bct/l-0018/l-0018:7486/ct3_0/1> This grant program, offered by EBA, is available to help fund teachers using LEGO® Education products to facilitate hands-on workshops at national, state, or regional conferences or events by reimbursing qualified facilitators for expenses. LEGO Education Showcase Grant<http://marketing.legoeducation.us/acton/ct/2543/s-0080-1208/Bct/l-0018/l-0018:7486/ct4_0/1> The LEGO Education Showcase Grant Program, offered by EBA, is available to current LEGO Education customers who want to showcase their investment in the LEGO Education System for Learning through a hands-on community activity. For more information about underwriting for LEGO Education products, visit Grant Opportunities<http://marketing.legoeducation.us/acton/ct/2543/s-0080-1208/Bct/l-0018/l-0018:7486/ct5_0/1> or call 800-362-4308. [http://cdn-ci24.actonsoftware.com/acton/attachment/2543/f-0005/1/-/-/-/-/image.jpg]<http://marketing.legoeducation.us/acton/ct/2543/s-0080-1208/Bct/l-0018/l-0018:7486/ct6_0/1> Copyright © 2012 LEGO Education Our address is 915 E. Jefferson, Pittsburg, Kansas, 66762, United States If you do not wish to receive future e-mail, click here<http://marketing.legoeducation.us/acton/rif/2543/s-0080-1208/-/l-0018:7486/l-0018/zout>. (You can also send your request to Customer Care at the street address above.) [http://marketing.legoeducation.us/acton/o/2543/s-0080-1208/l-0018:7486/l-0018/UVADTDTDU/endline.gif] -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-ANNOUNCEMENTS-l.html to subscribe.