Apply For The Canadian Future-Ready Education Grant
Description: The Canadian Future-Ready Education Grant has been designed to support educators and students (7-13 years) in developing transferrable skills relevant to today’s fast paced world. This Grant provides eligible schools & organizations with future-ready programs that include both physical and digital curriculum, videos, tools, materials and resources designed to be used in a classroom or as an afterschool/camp program. Programs cover topics, such as:
- Entrepreneurship & Business
- Financial Literacy
- Digital Literacy
- Public Speaking
- Emotional Intelligence
- Innovation & more
Each program focuses on flexing over 70+ soft skills and a wide variety of technical skills in students. Programs are designed to meet mandated provincial curriculum requirements and offer support within the programs for educators in delivering each programs topic, and to help with student engagement in the classroom. For additional information on what is included in each program, Click Here.
Deadlines: Grant Intake Period Closes December 15, 2023.
Amount: In-Kind Grant Package includes $8,000 in physical and digital materials designed for every teacher or volunteer within a school or organization to access.
This includes up to 10 user logins to the Digital Education Platform, BizKids HQ. This is where each programs videos, curriculum, and other classroom learning resources are available; full colour printed lesson plans for each program, Facilitator binders with learning materials included for easy photocopying; parent communication email templates, Bonus Growth Mindset Facilitator Course; ongoing updates to each programs as they are released.
Eligibility: Applicants must be a Canadian Public School, Public Library, Public Community Centre/Recreation Centre, Registered Non Profit Organization, or Registered Charity. Private schools or for-profit organizations do not qualify for this grant but can license programs directly HERE
Requirements: School or Organization must meet the following requirements in order to be re-eligible each year for continued access to the programs and receive updated physical materials for the classroom. Once your School/Organization has been approved and meets the following requirements, you will be automatically approved for next years grant without requiring to reapply:
- Run a minimum of 2 Future-Ready BizKids Programs between September 1, 2023 and June 30, 2024 or,
- Have a minimum of 50 students participate in BizKids Programs between September 1, 2023 and June 30, 2024.
- Programs must have minimal barriers for students to participate. A student registration fee can be charged but no profit can be earned and the fee must be accessible for most.
- School/Organization cannot distribute BizKids programming to unauthorized 3rd parties outside of the school/organization without written consent from Build a Biz Kids. All program content is copyright of BizKids Practical Education ASSN.
- Complete an annual survey on program use and reach. See next section on Reporting & Annual Approval.
Reporting & Annual Approval: If approved for the Canadian Future-Ready Education Grant, you will be required to complete a survey, provided by Build a Biz Kids by email, by July 31, 2024 to confirm that you met the requirements (listed above). For more information on this survey, watch our Grant Webinar Recording Click Here
If your school/organization completes the survey by the deadline and meet the requirements (listed above), your school/organization will automatically be qualified and approved for next years grant without having to resubmit a grant application.
Grant Made Possible By: Build a Biz Kids is able to provide this grant to schools and organizations across Canada for free through the Canadian Future-Ready Education Grant thanks to the generous contributions from all of our donors. For a complete list, Click Here
Have questions about the Canadian Future-Ready Education Grant? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
As an Educator, You Do So Much...
And often with limited resources.
The Canadian Future-Ready Education Grant was designed to support Educators, as much as Students.
Learn More About The Canadian Education Grant & Programs
Canadian Future-Ready Education Grant
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Future-Ready Programs Included In This Grant
Entrepreneurship & Business
The Ultimate Soft Skill Builder! Guide students through an entrepreneurial journey from product ideation, prototyping, packaging, branding, marketing, profitability, sales, customer service and so much more! All of their hard work and creativity is unleashed at their BizKids Market where they get to make real money from real customers!
Public Speaking & Speech Writing
Premium Course for Developing all Communication Based Soft Skills and a Powerhouse for Flexing Their Self Awareness, Self Assessment, and Self Confidence. This course is structured to help even the most shy students get excited about sharing their ideas on stage through thoughtful preparation, ongoing self reflection and passion for their topic.
Digital Literacy - E-Commerce Website
This Digital Literacy Course is a great way to flex communication, empathy and forethought. This "No Code" E-Commerce Website is a great way to help students understand the fundamentals of online communication, while adding a business component to introduce logistics, consumer experience, branding and design.
Digital Literacy & Leadership Development
In this course, students become the teacher as they embark upon creating their own online course on a hobby or skill they are passionate about! Student's leadership, communication, planning, empathy and patience will be engaged as their confidence grows by realizing they can help others flourish by sharing their passion and knowledge with the world.
Inventing & Prototyping
Every product we use today was once just an idea that someone had that changed the way we live. In this course, students will get to innovate and build prototypes based on their own ideas and creativity that can make life easier, better or more enjoyable! Flexing their critical thinking, empathy, resiliency & decision making, they will gain the confidence to appreciate their own ideas and bring them to life!
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Included in The Canadian Future-Ready Education Grant
Thanks to the generous contributions by Canadian donors and sponsors, we are able to provide schools and non profit organizations with access to robust, future-ready programming, tools and resources. This grant is worth an ongoing $8k value in materials, tools and funding each year that you qualify.