As of October 2018, the Foundation has awarded $882,938 for Classroom Innovation Grants implementing a wide range of creative and innovative projects designed to meet student needs and increase motivation to learn. 

Two Classroom Innovation Grant Opportunities

Classroom Innovation Grants:

Approximately 40 awarded per year, ranging in value from $500–$2,000, available for an innovative program or project.

Master Classroom Innovation Grants:

Typically up to five are offered each year, ranging in value from $2,001–$5,000 for a large scale, innovative program or project.

Grant Information & Application  

Grant Timeline

  • March 20, 2019 – Announce Grant Program & Applications
  • March 20, 2019 through May 12, 2019 – Applications Accepted for Spring Grant Cycle
  • May 20, 2019 through September 29, 2019 – Applications Accepted for Fall Grant Cycle
  • May 6, 2020 – Annual Grant Reception

Grant Sponsors

21-25 Years


16-20 Years

LSC Communications logoThe News & AdvanceWells Fargo


11-15 Years

Dodson Pest ControlFramatome logoGenworth FoundationLynchburg Municipal Employees Federal Credit Union logoLynchburg Nissan logoPiedmont Community Health PlanGanttWalmart


6-10 Years

American National BankAppalachian Power - An AEP Company Belvac logo Rick and Donna Read - Coldwell Banker CommercialDominion Seven ArchitectsEducation Research FoundationFleet Laboratories - Prestige Consumer Healthcare CompanyThe Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation Karen K. and William E. Painter FundHarrington CorporationHumanKindHurt & ProffittLynchburg Economic Development AuthorityMoore & GilesSuccessful Innovations Inc.SylvanWalmartWegmann USA, Inc.WestRock logoWiley WilsonWooldridge Heating Air & Electrical


2-5 Years

Carrington Family FoundationCentra FoundationColeman-Adams ConstructionEDMFirst PiedmontGeneration SolutionsRoger and Winston GreenHanwha Azdel logoInnovative Wireless Technologies - IWTLG Flint ConstructionMaster Engineers & Designers logoMH Masonry and Associates logoOld Dominion Furniture Co. logoSam's ClubScott Insurance logoLiz Sumpter & Brian CarltonKim and Stephen TibbsTRAX InternationalVirginia School Equipment logoWalmart Neighborhood Market logoWestminster Canterbury logo


First Year Sponsors

The LCS Education Foundation Welcomes Our First Year Sponsors!

Pinnacle Financial logoFirst National Bank logo