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Toyota TAPESTRY Grants for Teachers program offers K-12 teachers an opportunity to apply for grants for innovative projects that enhance science education in the school and/or school district. To apply for funding, qualified teachers must write a Toyota Tapestry proposal and submit it for receipt at the National Science Teachers Association. The grants will be awarded in categories of environmental education and physical science applications. For entry materials call Fax on Demand service at 1-888-400-6782 and request document number 591.

The Toshiba America Foundation is seeking applicants to receive $1000 grants for science and mathematics education projects for teachers K-6. For more information, e-mail

The Bell Atlantic Foundation has grants to support organizations that improve education, community services, and the arts. The foundation's education funding has a technological bent, providing schools with access to equipment, integrating technology into the classroom, and helping train teachers to use these advances more effectively. Get more information at

The Exxon Education Foundation supports projects that enhance math education programs in grades K-3, including new math planning projects that help teachers change the way math is taught in their classrooms and help both students and parents think positively about math. The foundation reviews and awards proposals throughout the year. The foundation awarded about $3 million in 1996 to K-12 education, ranging from $200 to $200,000. Available to school districts and partnerships between schools and teacher preparatory colleges. Contact: Exxon Education Foundation, 5959 Las Colinas Blvd., Irving, TX 75039, (214)444-1104.

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