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Expanded Learning Initiative

Supplemental reimbursement funding to support select out-of-school time programs.

wHAT IS THE EXPANDED LEARNING INITIATIVE?

The Expanded Learning Initiative(ELI) was designed in response to the need for intentional, high-quality, experiential, and equitable learning opportunities for young people in Tulsa Public Schools. Focusing on relationships, engagement, and social emotional wellbeing, high-quality out-of-school time (OST) learning has been shown to improve academic outcomes, reduce risk-taking behaviors, and mitigate trauma, such as what many young people experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Opportunity Project will support and coordinate OST/Expanded Learning efforts through site-coordinating agencies and partner organizations providing programming at 27 Tulsa Public Schools focus sites.

As part of the initiative, The Opportunity Project is pleased to consider reimbursement funding to youth-serving organizations and teacher learning partners in Tulsa who are offering programming during the 2021-2022 school year. To learn more about the Expanded Learning Initiative, and how you or your organization might qualify, please access the resources below:

 

*The resources linked below are specific to teacher learning partners only*

READY TO APPLY?

STEP 1: Visit The Opportunity Project (grantplatform.com) and create an account to access the application

STEP 2: Collect a current W9 and proof of insurance for your organization prior to beginning your application

(Insurance Requirements: $1,000,000 General Liability coverage*, workers compensation insurance as required by law, and auto insurance if transporting youth. *All General Liability must include “Tulsa Community Foundation FBO The Opportunity Project” as an additional insured. For programs on TPS premises, also must include “Tulsa Public Schools” as an additional insured.)

STEP 3: Follow the steps outlined in the green box on the left of your screen

STEP 4: Begin your application and save it in-progress

*CURRENTLY, THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS OPEN ONLY TO TEACHER LEARNING PARTNERS OFFERING PROGRAMS DURING SPRING 2022*


27 TULSA PUBLIC SCHOOL FOCUS SITES:

Elementary School Sites

  • Bell Elementary
  • Council Oak Elementary
  • Eugene Field Elementary
  • Greenwood Learning Academy
  • John Hope Franklin Elementary
  • Kendall-Whittier Elementary
  • Lanier Elementary
  • MacArthur Elementary
  • McClure Elementary
  • Patrick Henry Elementary
  • Robertson Elementary
  • Selk Elementary
  • Tisdale Elementary
  • Unity Elementary
  • Whitman Elementary

Middle School Sites

  • Central Junior High School
  • East Central Junior High School
  • Hale Junior High School
  • Monroe Demonstration Academy
  • Rogers Junior High School
  • Webster Middle School

High School Sites

  • Central High School
  • East Central High School
  • Hale High School
  • McLain High School
  • Rogers High School
  • Webster High School

Questions? Send us an email. grants@theopp.org