Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

Fund for Teachers A Foundation To Recognize Stimulate and Enhance

  • Houston, TX
  • www.fundforteachers.org

Mission Statement

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.

Service Areas

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Texas

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ruling year

2001

Principal Officer

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Karen Kovach Webb

Keywords

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Teachers, Education, Professional Development

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EIN

76-0679535

Also Known As

Fund for Teachers

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Other Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations N.E.C. (T99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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Each Fund for Teachers fellowship is as unique as the teacher who designed it, and since 2001, 4,000 teachers have been awarded $14.2 million in Fund for Teachers grants-up to $5,000 for individuals, or $10,000 for teams. Fund for Teachers fellowships have taken place in 113 countries on every continent, empowering teachers to explore countless ideas, terrains, and cultures.

Fellowships have included:

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Fund for Teachers currently offers grants to teachers in Boston, Denver, rural Colorado, Houston, Minneapolis, New York, Oakland, St. Paul, Tulsa and rural Oklahoma and national network of Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound Schools.

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Service Areas

Self-reported

Texas

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Financials

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The Fund for Teachers
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Fund for Teachers A Foundation To Recognize Stimulate and Enhance

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Karen Kovach Webb

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

John Gulla

Head of School, The Blake School

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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