ING Unsung Heroes

ING Unsung Heroes
  • How Much? $2,000 - $25,000
  • How Many? 100
  • Deadline: April 30, 2014

For more than 15 years, and with $4.0 million in awarded grants, ING Unsung Heroes has proven to be an A+ program with educators. The program's "alumni" have inspired success in the classroom and impacted countless numbers of students. Each year, 100 educators are selected to receive $2,000 to help fund their innovative class projects. Three of those are chosen to receive the top awards of an additional $5,000, $10,000 and $25,000. Applications for the 2014 awards are now available. The application deadline is April 30, 2014.


Are you an educator with a class project that is short on funding but long on potential? Do you know a teacher looking for grant dollars? ING Unsung Heroes® could help you turn great ideas into reality for students.

Each year, educators submit applications for an ING Unsung Heroes grant by describing projects they have initiated or would like to pursue. Each project is judged on its:

Innovative method
Ability to positively influence the students