Education

Tandem Friends School

Tandem Friends School weaves an ideal teaching philosophy and Quaker values into an academically rigorous curriculum to create a unique community of learning.

Tandem, founded in 1970, is a coeducational day school serving students in grades 5 through 12. Our students receive an education in which intellectual, ethical, artistic, and athletic ideals are pursued. We foster capable students who value a spiritual, egalitarian, kind, and creative community; thrive on independent, imaginative thought; are fully engaged in learning; and seek the best from themselves and their community.

Wild Virginia

With recent and generous support from the BAMA Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band in the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, Wild Virginia's Outings and Education Program will continue to grow. We have led 15 outings already this year and planned about 24, nearly doubling our program.

Tech-Girls

The organization is part gathering resources from around the world to help girls get connected to tech programs & mentors, part online community learning tech together and part local program working directly with girls through workshops and events to inspire them to share their vision with the globally connected community by:

Piedmont Council for the Arts (PCA)

Piedmont Council for the Arts (PCA) plays a vital role in Charlottesville, Albemarle, and surrounding counties by supporting the local artists, arts organizations, and audiences that help make our community so vibrant.

CACF Future Fund Grant

Deadline

Fri, 12/07/2012

Summary

Funding for educational programs in Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville.

Monticello’s "Charles Angel Fund Class Scholarship"

Deadline

Thu, 11/01/2012

Summary

Class schoolarships for Virginia schools to visit and tour Monticello, travel costs included.

Unitarian Universalist Funds for a Just Society

Deadline

Fri, 03/15/2013

Summary

Grants to nonprofits mobilizing the disenfranchised and using community organizing to bring about systemic change leading to a more just society.

City Schoolyard Garden

Founded in 2009, City Schoolyard Garden cultivates academic achievement, health, environmental stewardship and community engagement through garden-based experiential learning in Charlottesville City Schools. Harnessing students' innate curiosity and the garden's natural fit as a classroom, CSG develops lesson plans and curricula that enhance students' academic experience while exposing them to the joys of gardening, the rewards of healthy eating, and the delight of spending time outdoors.

The Dominion Foundation

Summary

Funding for organizations promoting education, environmental stewardship, community vitality, and human needs.

National Science Teachers Association Shell Science Lab Challenge

Deadline

Mon, 11/12/2012

Summary

The NSTA invites middle and high school science teachers (grades 6-12) to illustrate replicable approaches to science lab instruction utilizing limited school and laboratory resources.  More than $90,000 in lab makeover prizes will be awarded to the eighteen winning schools.