Henry & Pepi Silverstein Memorial Endowment Fund
Educators are invited to apply for a grant of up to $500 for any program or project that will allow them to become more effective in teaching the history, literature and stories of the Nazi Holocaust. The intent of the endowment is to carry forward the Mission of the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center: To teach the history of the Holocaust in order to promote human dignity and justice, and serve as a memorial to its victims.
Purpose: To award a qualified educator with a grant of up to $500 to be used for improving their personal Holocaust education or for developing classroom projects/lessons/materials for teaching Holocaust education during the 2016-2017 school year.
Eligibility: Any employed Middle School and Secondary School teachers of any discipline from Rhode Island or immediate surrounding area who include, or plan to include, a Holocaust unit or project as part of their curriculum during the next academic calendar year. Applicants should indicate approximately when during the school year this unit or project is to take place.