National Education Association (NEA) members are eligible for both individual and group grants. Through the Learning and Leadership program, public school teachers, public education support professionals, and faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education can apply for individual grants of $2,000 or group grants of $5,000. Grants to individuals are to fund participation in professional development and grants to groups are to fund collegial study. Applications may be submitted at any time and are reviewed three times throughout the year. The next deadline for applications is October 15, 2016. For more information on requirements and to apply, visit the NEA Foundation website.