The Edgar and Eleanor Shannon Foundation for Excellence in Public Education · Charlottesville/Albemarle exists to help outstanding educators in the City of Charlottesville and County of Albemarle public schools model and inspire a love of learning in their classrooms.
Since 1990, the Shannon Foundation has awarded 483 grants totaling more than $397,000 to local public school teachers. These competitive grants support innovative projects that provide children with fun, stimulating, hands-on opportunities to grow and learn—the kind of learning experiences that stay with children for a lifetime.
Shannon grants help teachers implement their best ideas for enhancing student learning
Shannon grants add an extra measure of excellence to our classrooms
Shannon grants supplement--but in no way replace--public funding for our local schools
Great teachers have great ideas...and when teachers are excited about teaching, children are excited about learning! YOU can help put those ideas into action.
Shannon Foundation 1368 Reas Ford Road Earlysville, VA 22936 email