This year marks Lilly Endowment’s 35th round of its Teacher Creativity Fellowship Program (TCFP). The Teacher Creativity fellowship is one of the Endowment’s longest standing programs and began as a way to help Indiana elementary and secondary educators renew their commitment to teaching.

 As many as 100 grants, each totaling up to $12,000, will be awarded in 2022. Project proposals from both individual applicants and collaborative groups of two or more may be submitted.

View the 2022 RFP here.

About TCFP
Full-time education professionals in the following areas who have daily face-to-face interaction with students in Indiana’s public, private and charter schools are eligible to apply:

  • K-12 classroom teachers of all subjects
  • Principals and assistant principals
  • Librarians and media specialists
  • School counselors
  • School social workers
  • Instructional coaches

Online applications are due on Monday, October 4, 2021. All applications must be completed and submitted using the form below by 11:59 p.m. (EDT).

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2022 Application

You will receive a confirmation email after submission. Submissions received after the deadline will not be reviewed.