almost 7 years ago

Funding opportunity - Investing in Innovation

Pre-applications for the U.S. Department of Education’s $150 million Investing In Innovation (i3) program are due on April 26.  Nonprofit organizations and Local Education Agencies are eligible to apply.

For entities interested in submitting a 2013 Development pre-application, below is a pre-recorded overview of the i3 Development Pre-Application Competition and the corresponding PowerPoint.

Recording of the FY 2013 i3 Development Pre-Application Overview

Webinar PowerPoint PowerPoint (2 MB)

The i3 team will conduct a live Q&A session TOMORROW April 16, 2013, at 2:00 PM Eastern time. Below is the link and password for the webinar. Please review the FY2013 i3 Development…

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almost 7 years ago

Funding opportunity - School Turnaround AmeriCorps

Monday, February 25, 2013                                                                          


U.S. Department of Education, (202) 401-1576,
Corporation for National and Community Service, (202) 606-6775,


U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Wendy Spencer, chief executive officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), today announced a new competitive grant program that will provide $15 million in public funds over three years to reinforce and accelerate intervention efforts in the nation’s lowest-performing schools.

The new School Turnaround AmeriCorps program will support…

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over 7 years ago

TFT Challenge awards will be announced Oct 15

We are pleased to share that the awardees for the Together for Tomorrow School Improvement Challenge will be announced at an event at the White House on October 15. This revises the original anticipated announcement date of September 15. 

Meanwhile, we encourage you to learn more about the U.S. Department of Education Back-to-School bus tour that began this week, and to join public events if you are nearby.  Information on the tour here.

Thank you for your interest and participation in Together for Tomorrow.

over 7 years ago

TFT Challenge Applications due tomorrow!

Remember that Together for Tomorrow School Improvement Challenge plans are due tomorrow, June 29, by 10pm eastern time.  Submissions are a maximum of 10 pages using the template found here:

over 7 years ago

One week left! Will you accept the Challenge?

Together for Tomorrow School Improvement Challenge applications are due by 10:00 PM eastern time on Friday, June 29.

Last minute questions?  Post them in the discussion section of

over 7 years ago

Making more room on submission template

We had a question about the Together for Tomorrow submission template, and wanted to share the answer with everyone.

"On the Template it states that we can delete the first 2 pages.  Can we also delete the actual questions, but leave the bolded headings?"

Yes.  Applicants may delete the actual questions and just include the narrative responses under the headings to provide more room on the template.

over 7 years ago

Together for Tomorrow webinars this week

The U.S. Department of Education, the Corporation for National and Community Service, and the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships cordially invite you to join two upcoming Together for Tomorrow webinars:



Together for Tomorrow – Service Partnerships to Boost Attendance Featuring Hedy Chang of Attendance WorksMonday, June 4, 2012 at 1:00 PM EST. To join the webinar:

I. Log into the on-line webex session
1. Go to
2. Select session number: 748 473 296

3. Enter your name and email address.

4. Enter the session password: welcome1
5. Click "Join Now".…

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over 7 years ago

Upcoming webinars

Please join us for our upcoming Together for Tomorrow School Improvement Challenge Webinars.

The Together for Tomorrow School Improvement Challenge invites schools, national service programs, higher education institutions, and community-based organizations to work together to propel improvement of our lowest-performing schools.

Together for Tomorrow School Improvement Challenge – General Overview
May 29, 2012 – 2:00pm-3:00pm ET
Webinar info

Host:  Michael Robbins
Session number: 743 853 678
Session password: welcome1

To join the online session:

1. Go to

2. Enter your name and email address  

3. Enter the session password: welcome1 

4. Click "Join Now."

5. Follow…

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almost 8 years ago

Introduce yourself at

Thanks for expressing interest in the Together for Tomorrow School Improvement Challenge.  We are writing to remind you about the Discussion section of the Challenge site and to give an opportunity to introduce yourself. 

Visit this discussion to tell us who and where you are, and your interest in Together for Tomorrow.  Are you plannng to accept the Challenge?