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The Coover-funded Placeworks Program sponsored this student-created mosaic installation in Aurora, Missouri.

The Louis L. and Julia Dorothy Coover Charitable Foundation Place-Based Education Grantmaking Program of Commerce Trust Accepting Grant Applications

January 27, 2017

The Louis L. and Julia Dorothy Coover Charitable Foundation Place-Based Education Grantmaking Program of Commerce Trust is a flagship component of the Rural Schools Collaborative's Grants in Place effort. The Coover Program is a program of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks' nationally-recognized Rural Schools Partnership.

The Coover grantmaking program will provide grants this year in support for cooperative ventures that enhance teaching and learning through place-based education programs.

The grants are intended to foster the basic tenets of place-based education. Please view our short video that explains the nature of the Coover grant making program:

Coover Grantmaking Program Primer from CB on Vimeo.

The Rural Schools Partnership encourages proposals up to $2,000 that include local matches or other leveraged resources.

Deadline is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Click here to apply for a 2017 Coover Place-Based Education Grant

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