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 Levels of Classroom Innovation Grant Funding

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.

Timeline for 2019-20 Classroom Innovation Grants

  • 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 13, 2020 – Annual Grant Reception and Progress Reports Due

Grant Information & Application  

Grant Sponsors

21-25 Years


16-20 Years

ABC13BWXTDodson Pest ControlFramatome logoLynchburg Nissan logoThe News & AdvanceWells Fargo


11-15 Years

Dominion Seven ArchitectsEducation Research FoundationGenworth FoundationHurt & ProffittLynchburg Municipal Employees Federal Credit Union logoMoore & GilesPiedmont Community Health PlanGanttWalmart


6-10 Years

American National Bank & Trust CompanyAppalachian Power - An AEP Company Belvac logo Carrington Family FoundationCentra FoundationRick and Donna Read - Coldwell Banker CommercialEDMFirst PiedmontFleet Laboratories - Prestige Consumer Healthcare CompanyGeneration SolutionsThe Greater Lynchburg Community FoundationHarrington CorporationHumanKindInnovative Wireless Technologies - IWTLG Flint ConstructionLynchburg Economic Development AuthoritySam's ClubSuccessful Innovations Inc.Kim and Stephen TibbsVirginia School Equipment logoWalmartWegmann USA, Inc.Westminster Canterbury logoWestRock logoWiley WilsonWooldridge Heating Air & Electrical


2-5 Years

Coleman-Adams ConstructionFirst National Bank logoRoger and Winston GreenHanwha Azdel logoMaster Engineers & Designers logoMH Masonry and Associates logoOld Dominion Furniture Co. logoPinnacle Financial logoScott Insurance logoLiz Sumpter & Brian CarltonSylvan LarningTRAX InternationalWalmart Neighborhood Market logo


First Year Sponsors

The LCS Education Foundation Welcomes Our First Year Sponsors!

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