$100,000 Dream Big Teacher Challenge

Have a big dream that would change your community? A big idea for how to help better prepare your students for the future? Then submit your proposal for a $100,000 grant in the Dream Big Teacher Challenge.

Through Thank America’s Teachers, Farmers will award five $100,000 grants to fund teachers’ educational visions for their classrooms and communities this year. Grant recipients will be chosen from 15 finalists who receive the most votes in October.

Over the past few years, over $1 million annually went to funding programs like an outdoor learning center, an accessible playground for special needs students, and a student mentorship program with local business leaders. See proposals from past $100,000 grant winners opens in new window to get a better idea of the programs that have won.

Teachers displaying their $100,000 grant

Submit Your Proposal by Following the Steps Below:

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  1. Make sure you’ve received a thank you opens in new window through Thank America’s Teachers. (You can even thank yourself.)
  2. Review the contest rules opens in new window and eligibility requirements if you have any questions.
  3. Fill out the form below.
  4. Download the full proposal form by clicking on the “Download Proposal Form” button.
  5. Complete all the proposal form sections.
  6. Submit your entry by email to Thank America’s Teachers as described on the form by May 30, 2018.
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Your Info

First Name
Last Name
Email address
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School
City
Zip Code
Principal's Name
Principal's Email

Note: Your proposal is equally eligible if you do not indicate a sponsor.

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