ETC maintains a Grant Funding Program designed to support members dedicated to the promotion and advancement of K-9 Classical Studies. If you are interested in funding for books or building a library, please apply for a book grant through the National Committee for Latin and Greek Book Grant.


Apply for an ETC Grant in the form below or scroll down to see past grants awarded.

Excellence Through Classics - Grant Application Form

For Elementary, Middle School, & Introductory Classics Programs.
Applicants MUST be a member of ACL at the time of the request. ETC does not award grants for books, reference materials, or textbooks.
Questions? Contact ETC Chair, Krystal Kubichek, at


Ruth Ann Besse, $200
To help provide official Minimus training as a pre-Institute program with co-instructors Barbara Bell, creator of Minimus, and Zee Ann Poerio, at the American Classical League Summer Institute in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Anne Washington Saunders, $255
To provide the opportunity for middle school students from PATH Academy charter school, to learn Greek and Roman Mythology from the student mentors of Marist School's Latin Honor Society through Mythapalooza events in preparation for the National Mythology Exam.

Derek Brandon Medina, $100
To provide an introduction to Roman culture, history, and mythology for students from under-financed urban schools, through the Young Scholars Institute of Trenton, New Jersey.

Ascanius & Gail Nichols, $350
To provide a free Roman Explorers Program for Harrisonburg, Virginia.


Ascanius Youth Classics Institute, $350
To provide a free Roman Explorers Program for Gloucester County, Virginia.

CELTIC Academy, $182
To Michelle Lynch in order to introduce of the National Mythology Exam curriculum into the grades 3-7 gifted language arts program at CELTIC Academy in Glasgow, Kentucky.


The New Classical Academy, $275
To Elise Anschel to build sets and costumes in order to create and perform a play based on Greek or Roman history.


Trinity Christian School, $200
To Jeffrey Trexler to build a classics library including the purchase of the Iliad and the Odyssey. These books will be used for detailed study of the text in our Literature class and would promote Classical studies.

Lighthouse Christian School, $200
To Rita O'Leary to fund activities that enable others to understand the history and tradition involved with the study of Latin.

Edith Hope Fine, $350
To present Eureka! Teleport Your Cryptokids into Greek and Latin Roots and to defray travel costs to attend the 62nd Annual ACL Summer Institute in Los Angeles, CA.


Chris Ann Matteo, $200
APA Outreach, "A Traveling Exhibit: APA Comics Contest Poster Display"

Matthew-Paul Frank Duran, $338
Aeneid Books to prepare students to present excerpts to promote the study of Classics, Seton LaSalle, Pittsburgh, PA

S. Suzanne Henrich, $250
Ascanius: Youth Classics Institute for Latin Summer Workshop at ACL Summer Institute, Durham, NH


Danielle Schaefer, $350
For Latin program materials for The Newport School, Silver Spring, MD


Nava Cohen, $350
To present Legimus, Scribimus, Cantamus (and sometimes Ludimus): A Model for Primary Latin at the ACL Summer Institute in Philadelphia 2006

Abigail Braddock, $175
Making the Connection: Middle School Students and Authentic Assessment" at the ACL Institute in Philadelphia 2006.

Barbara Bell, $175
For funds to help you present at the ACL Institute in 2006.

Kaye Reyes, $450
Total Immersion Latin for grades K-3 at the Workshop for Teachers of Ascanius: The Youth Classics Institute.

Sherri Madden, $350
For creation of teaching materials using images from Fulbright study in Rome.


Irene Hall, $750
To send Discovery Charter School students to see a Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey production based on Greek mythology.

Joseph Marquette, $250
For materials to launch a middle school Classics program including classroom visuals, props, historical maps, and posters.

Kimberly Freeman, $300
To purchase books and materials for a middle-school Latin & Classical Studies exploratory course

Augusta County Institute for Classical Studies, $200
To develop and publish lessons and activities promoting the study of ancient Greek in the elementary school.

Stuart Davis, $350
To present a workshop detailing a Classical Studies curriculum suitable for 1st and 2nd graders at the 2005 ACL Institute.

Zee Ann Poerio, $300
To purchase new materials for the first Ancient Coin Museums and sponsor Elementary School activities including a contest, in conjunction with Ancient Coins for Education.

Rhodes College & David Sick, $200
To purchase Classical Studies-related books for a mentoring program between Classics students at Rhodes College and elementary children at a Memphis public school.

Cathy Scaife, $245
To travel to an exhibition of the Ancient Coin Museum in Pittsburgh. To deliver presentations on ancient coins to both students and teachers in conjunction with the exhibit.

Stacie Turner, $705
To assist high school Latin students in developing and implementing a mosaic workshop for middle and elementary school students in the Bristol, Conn. area.

Augusta County Institute for Classical Studies, $1,000
Latin Summer program.

Susie Scoppa, $350
To present "A Field Trip in the Palm of Your Hand: Roman Coins" at the 2004 ACL Institute.

Victoria Lehman, $300
To present "Victoria's Secret: Techniques for Motivating the Masses using the Theory of Multiple Intelligences" at the 2004 ACL Institute.

Zee Ann Poerio, $350
To collaborate with "Minimus" author Barbara Bell on trans-Atlantic projects promoting and advancing K-8 Classical Studies.