- Program Exploratory and Special Projects
- Program Area Special Projects
- Grant Amount $200,000
- Grant Period May 1, 2006–June 30, 2007
- Location Washington, DC, United States
- Geographic Focus United States
About this grant
This renewal grant will provide support to the Phelps-Stokes Fund for the second year of development of a national clearinghouse to assist programs designed to increase the number of African-American men teaching in public elementary schools, such as the Call Me MISTER program in South Carolina. Activities in the second year of the project include convening practitioners and experts; commissioning research papers and program development materials; launching a Web-enhanced communications platform; and providing technical assistance to the program planning process in Flint, Michigan. Since its founding in 1911, the Phelps-Stokes Fund has facilitated the growth of human development by serving as an incubator to many nationally and internationally known programs and institutions, including the United Negro College Fund.