For 2019-2020 Grants

  • Applications for Classroom Innovation Grants will be accepted starting March 1, 2019 until May 12, 2019 for the Spring Grant Cycle.  These grant funds will be made available in July 2019  for projects rolling out at the start of the 2019-2020 academic year. Applications will be accepted for the Fall Grant Cycle from May 20, 2019 through September 29, 2019. These grant funds are released in October 2019 for the academic year in progress.
  • Applications for Master Classroom Innovation Grants will be accepted starting March 1, 2019 until May 12, 2019 for the Spring Grant Cycle.  These grant funds will be made available in July 2019  for projects rolling out at the start of the 2019-2020 academic year. Applications will be accepted for the Fall Grant Cycle from May 20, 2019 through September 29, 2019. These grant funds are released in October 2019 for the academic year in progress.
  • 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
  • Encourage, facilitate, or 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