Foundation / Corporation
The Smith Center
01/17/20 5:00 PM
Awards of $5,000 to Southern Nevada public school teachers in eligible counties to recognize and honor outstanding educators. Awards are intended to acknowledge teachers who inspire others by going beyond the call of duty and make a significant difference in their students' lives. Eligible nominees must have completed at least three consecutive school years of teaching in the Clark County School District by the date of their application submission.
Students, alumni, colleagues, parents, PTA members, and community leaders or anyone who is not related to the teacher and who knows his/her work can nominate educators.
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, along with The Rogers Foundation, launched The Heart of Education Awards with the goal of honoring, recruiting and retaining great educators in Southern Nevada.
GrantWatch ID#: 182570
The number of Finalists is dependent upon the number of qualified applicants and will not exceed 850. There will be 20 top winners.
All finalists in attendance will receive a swag bag. The event will include the announcement of the top 20 winners selected to receive the award, which includes a cash gift of $5,000. Each winner’s school will also receive a cash gift of $1,000, to be used for a program selected by the winning teacher.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Nominate a teacher online:
Applications may be mailed to:
The Heart of Education Awards at The Smith Center
361 Symphony Park Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Questions, comments or concerns? Contact the Education Department at The Smith Center by the following channels and they will get back to you as soon as possible:
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