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Inspired by the great work teachers do in classrooms every day, Farmers wants to say thank you for their tireless dedication.

Through Thank America's Teachers, Farmers Insurance will award over $1 million in educational grants again this year.

$2,500 Grant Program

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Teachers who received a thank you note through Thank America's Teachers are invited to submit proposals for our $2,500 grant. Once you submit your grant, make sure to share your great initiative and proposal with your entire community and supporters.  We invite America to come vote for the strongest proposals determining the grant recipients.

Annually, Thank America’s Teachers will accept proposals and distribute 180 $2,500 grants in three separate semesters.  Sixty teachers will receive $2,500 grants each per semester.


Spring Semester:

•  Applications Open: Jan 10
•  Teachers Apply by: Feb 27
•  America Votes: March
•  $2500 Grant Recipients Announced: April 24


Summer Break:

•  Applications Open: May 1
•  Teachers Apply by: May 30
•  America Votes: June
•  $2500 Grant Recipients Announced: July


Fall Semester:

•  Applications Open: Aug 1
•  Teachers Apply by: Sept 27
•  America Votes: October
•  $2500 Grant Recipients Announced: November

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$100,000 Dream Big Teacher Challenge

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Submissions Start in August

The deadline has now passed for this year’s $100,000 Dream Big Teacher Challenge grant application.  For those teachers who applied—applications are under review.  Please check back September 29th to see who our finalists are and to vote for your favorite teacher!

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