October 26, 2020
Last week, the Junior League of Dallas (JLD), along with presenting sponsor Texas Instruments, held a virtual presentation to award 40 Dallas ISD educators with grants of up to $2,500 each through the annual Grants for Innovative Teaching (GFIT) program.
Since 1992, this JLD Signature Project has awarded more than $1.9 million to Dallas ISD educators and is designed to encourage excellence in education by funding special projects addressing: reading and literacy enrichment; diversity; special education; science, technology, engineering and math (STEM); or arts and culture enrichment across one or more grade levels.
This year, more than $85,000 was distributed to fund deserving educators’ winning projects. Other sponsors include the Hillcrest Foundation; Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee; and Agnes Cluthe Oliver Foundation.
Some of the grants selected include:…