WHAT: The Junior League of Dallas (JLD) and presenting sponsor Texas Instruments (TI) will present 69 Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD) educators with grants up to $2,000 each through the Grants for Innovative Teaching (GFIT) program. This JLD Signature Project has awarded more than $1.7 million to Dallas ISD educators and is designed to encourage excellence in education by funding special projects addressing: reading and literacy enrichment; diversity; special education; science, technology, engineering and math (STEM); or arts and culture enrichment across one or more grade levels. Other sponsors include:Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation; the Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable and Educational Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee; the MoneyGram Foundation; the W.P. & Bulah Luse Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trusee and the Agnes Cluthe Oliver Foundation.
WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017
Junior League of Dallas Headquarters
8003 Inwood Road
Dallas, Texas 75209
ABOUT JUNIOR LEAGUE OF DALLAS:
The Junior League of Dallas cultivates leaders who collectively address the critical needs of the community. Founded in 1922, the JLD is one of the largest Junior Leagues in the world, as well as the largest and oldest training organization for women in Dallas. Active members range in age from 22 to 49 with nearly 85 percent of women employed outside of the home. The JLD provides leadership opportunities to over 5,000 women each year through more than 26,000 cumulative hours of experiential and formal training. Uniquely member-run, the JLD provides over 100,000 hours in volunteer service and $1 million in funding to area nonprofits each year. For more information, please visit www.jld.net or Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.