The Chicago Foundation for Education (CFE) awards $500 Small Grants to elementary school teachers with innovative ideas to develop a curricular project that engages students, improves learning and aligns with Chicago Academic Standards. All Chicago public elementary school educators (Pre-K through 8th Grade) are eligible. Individuals or teams of teachers may apply. In addition, CFE awards $100 bonuses to those teachers whose projects focus on integrating Character Education into other content areas. The next deadline for the Chicago Foundation for Education will be in Fall 2012, please check back for dates.