Mini Grant Application
COFLT will award up to ten mini grants of $50 and one $500 award for COFLT members to to encourage collaboration and networking. The smaller award allows a COFLT member to take a colleague or two to dinner or coffee or some other social event. The $500 award allows a COFLT member to put on a larger event aimed at ten or more colleagues such as a film screening, hosting a speaker, a wine and cheese tasting, study session, cultural event, etc. Recipients are required to provide an abstract of their proposed activity, photos of participants at the activity, a list of attendees, and a paragraph describing how the event went. Mini grants are intended to 1) provide incentive for teachers to develop new ideas and materials in their language, 2) encourage professional growth, 3) facilitate the sharing of effective teaching techniques and materials among colleagues, and 4) aid in developing an appreciation of foreign languages and cultures in the community.
Mini Grant Category
$50 Take a Colleague to Lunch
$500 Host an Event
Abstract: Take a Colleague to Lunch
The abstract should describe the proposed activity and explain how the activity promotes the objectives of the grant program. Maximum 500 words.
Abstract: Host an Event
Upload the abstract which should include: 1) description of the proposed activity and intended audience, 2) explanation of how the activity promotes the objectives of the grant program, and 3) plan for hosting the event and promoting it to your intended audience. Maximum 1500 words.
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