Applications Now Being Accepted: New Community Grants Supporting Anti-bias Education Initiatives

Applications are now being accepted as part of the Maltz Museum’s annual Stop the Hate program and contest, which provides Northeast Ohio students, teachers, and their schools with a total of $100,000 in scholarships, prizes, and grants. New to the contest this year are three Stop the Hate Anti-bias Community Grants in the amount of $6,000 each to be used within the 2023-2024 school year. For more information, please visit learn.maltzmuseum.orgor contact

The Maltz Museum invites teachers participating in Stop the Hate workshops to submit proposals by the deadline of January 1, 2024. Selected grantees will be notified by January 31, 2024. Grants must be used between February 1 through June 30, 2024. Reports on grant utilization are due by July 30, 2024. 

Eligible schools must be in one of the following Northeast Ohio counties: Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Wayne and be a classroom utilizing Maltz Museum’s Stop the Hate essay or song writing workshop (these workshops are offered at no cost to the school and are presented in partnership with Lake Erie Ink and Roots of American Music). 

Proposals must include the following information: 

  • School name, EIN#, address, and description (public, private, religious, etc.)
  • Teacher’s name and grade of students
  • Project description
  • Justification of need
    • Specific goals and objectives
    • Activities planned to meet objectives/goals
    • Explanation of how the activity/project relates to the Stop the Hate program
    • Number of students impacted (preference given to projects involving the entire school)
  • Project timeline 
    • Qualification of key personnel and method of evaluation
  • Project budget 
    • Anticipated expenses and details how grant funding will be used 

For questions and to submit a proposal, please contact Courtney Krieger at 216-593-0593 or by email

Click here to apply


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