Local PTAs can apply for a $1,000 grant to support 2014 Take Your Family to School Week grant events. Held annually in celebration of PTA’s Founder’s Day, PTA’s Take Your Family to School Week will be from February 17-21, 2014. The theme will be Supporting Student Success, and will focus on family engagement solutions that are proven to help prevent the risks associated with high school dropout. To apply for a grant, go to www.pta.org/awards. All PTAs are encouraged to celebrate Take Your Family to School Week!
A proud national sponsor of PTA since 2005, AXA Foundation – the philanthropic arm of AXA Equitable – will again sponsor PTA’s Take Your Family to School Week.
Grant Award: $1,000 to 50 Local PTAs
Application Deadline: Friday, October 25 at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT
Informational Webinars*: Wednesday, September 18 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT
Thursday, September 26 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT
Wednesday, October 9 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT
Wednesday, October 16 at 3 p.m. ET/Noon PT
*Attendees gain 10 bonus points on the grant application for attending one webinar.
In November 2013, National PTA will launch a refreshed 2014 Take Your Family to School Week Toolkit to include a Leader’s Guide, template family recruitment tools, family engagement activities, etc. Visit www.pta.org/safetytoolkit to see some of the contents of last year’s 2013 Take Your Family to School Week Kit. Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Jeff Evans at 703-518-1221.