Poetry Grants for Teachers
February 1, 2019
PoetryLife will offer grants of $500 each to be used by selected teachers of poetry.
Grants will be awarded during PoetryLife's Coffee, Conversation & Lunch event on February 18th at Florida Studio Theatre. Grant recipients will be invited to be our guests at the luncheon but not need be present to receive a grant.
To apply please send:
1) Your contact information including:
Grades you teach
Your email address
Your phone number
2) The answer to the following question in 400 words or less:
If you were given $500 to enhance your teaching of poetry, how would you use it? Why would you use it that way? Please be specific.
Submit by email to
Or submit by US mail to
PoetryLife c/o Bookstore1Sarasota
12 South Palm Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
Deadline for submission is February 1, 2019
Grants will be provided directly to schools for the sole use of the teachers selected. Teachers must use these grants to enhance their teaching of poetry.