Education Foundation Teacher Grants

Grant Criteria

For 2017-2018 Grants:
  • Applications for Classroom Innovation Grants will be accepted starting April 3, 2017 until May 14, 2017 for the Spring Grant Cycle. Applications will be accepted for the Fall Grant Cycle from June 5, 2017 through October 1, 2017.
  • Applications for Master Classroom Innovation Grants will be accepted starting April 3, 2017 until May 14, 2017 for the Spring Grant Cycle. Applications will be accepted for the Fall Grant Cycle from June 5, 2017 through October 1, 2017.
  • School or team proposals impacting either an entire grade or subject level and those impacting an entire school population or division are encouraged as are individual teacher proposals.
Primary consideration will be given to applications which:
  • Reflect a need that is not being met by existing programs
  • Supplement/enrich the curriculum
  • Have measurable results
  • Impact the most students possible
  • Benefit a diverse student group
  • Reward academic achievement
  • Will be initiated in this grant cycle
Characteristics of projects not typically funded are those which request:
  • Budget without details
  • Materials or supplies ordinarily included in the school/division budget
  • Materials which have no creative or measurable use described for them
  • Projects that qualify for other funding sources
  • Funding for snacks
  • Field trips or other travel funding as the primary budget item
  • Supplementary pay for teachers as a budget item
  • Conferences, seminars, or events
  • Continuing funds for previously funded grant program/project

Funding Areas

Priority funding will be made for proposals which meet the general criteria and which address one of the following areas:

  • Behavior Management
  • Career Technology
  • Cultural Arts
  • Economics
  • Enrichment Activities
  • Math
  • Parent Involvement
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Special Education
  • Technology Application
  • World Language
  • Writing