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Georgia Teachers of English to
Speakers of Other Languages
Community Support Grant

Who’s Eligible: Any Georgia non-profit association working to support ELL teachers and/or students

Purpose: This grant was created to support non profit community organizations who are working to support the interests of ELL professionals and/or ELL students in the state of Georgia.

Amount: $1000

Criteria: Applications are evaluated on the basis of (a) rationale, (b) relevance, (c) impact, (d) implementation plan, and (e) evaluation plan. Applicants are encouraged to view this rubric that will be used by the review panel.  

How to apply:

1) Complete the Community Support Grant application

2) Request one letter of recommendation. The recommendation letter must be submitted directly to the Grants and Awards Chair,  
 by the application due date. Subject line should read "Recommendation letter for _____ for Community Support Grant."

Application Deadline: Applications and recommendation letters must be submitted on or before October 30th.

Review Committee: 

Three or more Members-at-Large of the Georgia TESOL Executive Board will conduct a blind review of all complete applications. 

Additional Comments:

1. The grant will be offered on a yearly basis.
2. The Review Committee may recommend to divide the grant between 2 or more recipients.
3. The recipient(s) and other applicants will be notified of the committee's decision.
4. A grantee may not reapply for at least three years.
5. The Review Committee may decide that no grant will be provided for a given year.
6. The grantee agrees to share grant results with members through a presentation related to the project at the Georgia TESOL conference, an article related to the grant for the GATESOL Newsletter or GATESOL In Action Journal, or other approved posts via social media outlets

All GATESOL grant funds will be disbursed through reimbursement upon submission of receipts or invoices to the GATESOL Treasurer at

Any questions regarding the grant can be directed to the Grants & Awards Chair at


Georgia TESOL

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