Request for Applications – Learning for Equity: A Network for Solutions (LENS-NC)

MDC is pleased to announce the opportunity for funding and participation in its learning and action network to advance work on educational equity for young people with learning differences who experience further marginalization due to racism and/or poverty.

Learning for Equity: A Network for Solutions North Carolina (LENS-NC) – a network partnership between nine NC-based organizations, Oak Foundation Learning Differences Programme and MDC – is expanding and invites North Carolina organizations working at the intersection of educational equity and learning differences to apply to join the LENS-NC learning and action network.

Selected organizations will receive funding to advance their work to reduce race and income disparities in educational outcomes among students with learning differences and create learning environments where students will thrive. More significantly, selected organizations will also join a network of organizations that regularly meet to learn, address common challenges, and explore opportunities to amplify effective strategies for change at classroom, school, community, district, and state levels. Participating organizations will receive funding for a two-year grant period.

For more information (including application criteria) and to apply, CLICK HERE.

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. January 18, 2022. Please direct any questions to edequity@mdcinc.org.

Please share this opportunity with other organizations in North Carolina that you believe would be interested.