We have some fantastic news to share with our trained teachers! This year, yoga4cancer is the recipient of a Grant awarded by the Tutu Project, an organization dedicated to raising funds for men, women, families and communities affected by Breast Cancer. With our award we aim to make a positive impact on the lives of cancer survivors by granting one y4c Trained Teacher the funding to develop and teach a yoga4cancer class for a minimum of 1 year in their deserving community. To receive this grant, our y4c Trained Teachers are asked to apply. Details below:
Purpose of the yoga4cancer Class Grant:
To fund and support a yoga4cancer class in a community of cancer survivors that are most in need – low income and under-served. This class will operate for a full year and impact the lives of as many cancer survivors as possible. The ultimate goal is to provide a class and service that could last for many years and touch thousands of survivors.
What will be provided?
- Financial, marketing and management resources to set up, manage and drive the success of the yoga4cancer class.
- Personal visit and mentoring by Tari Prinster.
- Ongoing support from the y4c team and the Retreat Project Board
- Competitive pay for teaching class for 1 year (approx. $3,000)
- Impact survey to manage the efficacy of the program on participants
- Significant marketing and visibility in the y4c & Tutu communities
- Support on how to obtain funding for future years of operation
- Must be an existing yoga4cancer Trained Teacher of a +40 hr program. This includes graduates of OM Yoga for Cancer Survivors training with Tari Prinster.
- Must be a self-starter who is highly motivated and collaborative.
- Full year commitment with an estimated 4 hours of time per week to set up, manage and teach the class for a full year.
- The class will start in March/April 2017 and will go for 50 weeks.
- Recipients will be required to sign and abide by a grant agreement.
What is the application process?
There is a two stage application process:
- Open Application: Any interested individuals must fill out the application below by December 22nd, 2016.
- Finalist Interview: 3-5 finalists will be chosen and interviewed by the Selection Committee in early January. One winner will be selected no later than Jan 15, 2017.
The selection criteria will be based on the following:
- Quality of the application.
- Skill and experience of the applicant.
- The need within the purposed community for the grant.
- Evidence of implementation capabilities.