The ING Unsung Heroes Program recognizes K-12 educators who are innovative in the classroom and positively influence students.  The program provides 100 educators statewide with grants of $2,000 grants each year to implement creative projects in schools or school systems. The top three finalists receive awards of $27,000, $12,000, and $7,000.

All K-12 educators working full-time in an accredited public or private school are eligible to apply.  Applications for 2014 grants are due on April 30, 2014, and awards will be announced in the fall. For more information about how to apply click here.