Grants - History and Social Studies

Teaching American History
The United States Department of Education's Teaching American History Grant program was created to raise student achievement by improving teachers' knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of American history. Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) apply for the grants in partnership with colleges, universities, non-profit history or humanities organizations, libraries, or museums.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute
The Gilder Lehrman Institute promotes the study and love of American history through a wide array of programs and exhibitions for teachers, students, historians, and the general public. From weeklong seminars and other professional development opportunities to traveling and online exhibitions and recognition of great teachers and scholars, Gilder Lehrman is your gateway to American history, online and in person.

Horace Mann - Abraham Lincoln Fellowship
The fellowship will allow fifty full-time US teachers the opportunity to study the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. It is open to all K-12 teachers of any discipline, but its curriculum is targeted towards educators of grades 4-12. The fellowship features a five-day institute in June and July 2009 at the ALPLM in Springfield, Illinois.