Service learning is the use of community service to enrich the classroom learning experience while teaching students civic responsibility. How does your local school give back to your community? Enter your essay to our Spreading Smiles contest for a chance to win cash for future projects! Complete the contest form telling us about your project and be sure to include a picture that shows how your school makes a difference. If you are a parent, please talk to your school’s service learning leader about writing to us. Download our printable memo to distribute to the faculty in your school. Prizes will only be awarded to school-affiliated groups. See our full contest rules here. Submit your entry by April 29, 2022.
This contest will be accepting submissions April 4, 2022 – April 29, 2022. Please view previous winning projects below.
$750 Service Learning Grant
$500 Service Learning Grant
$250 Service Learning Grant
Thank you to everyone who entered Inter-State Studio’s annual Spreading Smiles Service-Learning Contest. This year over 500 projects from around the country competed for a chance to be awarded one of three grants to use to enhance their service project. HERE ARE THE WINNERS!