Fund for Teachers enriches the personal and professional growth of teachers by recognizing and supporting them as they identify and pursue opportunities around the globe that will have the greatest impact on their practice, the academic lives of their students and on their school communities.

FFT Events

An evening to remember: Fund for Teachers Fellow wows generous Houston crowd at annual Food for Thought dinner.

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Grant Information for:

2015 Grant Application Available October 1st

FFT’s third annual clay shoot aims high and scores. Read more.

Supporting Teachers

"Fund for Teachers is unique in that it recognizes that the key resource in education, no matter what else is happening, has got to be the teacher." Please watch as Fellows from across the country communicate the vital role Fund for Teachers plays in supporting teachers and elevating the teaching profession.

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Calendar of Events

  • May-August: 2014 Fellowships
  • September 29: Post Fellowship Reporting Deadline
  • October 1: 2015 Grant Application Available

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Teacher Project Search

  • $22 Million in Grants
  • 6,000 of America's top educators
  • 137 countries traveled, on all seven continents

Search our Fellows database to learn more.

A Small Difference

Fund for Teachers' founder, Raymond Plank, released his memoir, A Small Difference, chronicling his life works. Plank has made a very meaningful difference in the lives of others, including the 5,000 Fellows whose learning odysseys wouldn't have been possible without his foresight and generosity.

A complimentary copy is yours with a $25(hardback) or $15(paperback) donation. Donate here.