BCSD Education Foundation Grants

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For details on grant levels and guidelines for applications click here.

  • Student Achievement GrantsDeadline: April 7, 2017

    2017-2018 Student Achievement Grants – Up to $1,000 (individual) or $2,000 (partner/team) — awarded on a competitive basis. These grants are awarded annually (in the Spring for the following school year), and fund innovative projects in the classroom that promote student achievement in and outside of the classroom.

    • Student Achievement Grant Applications will be accepted in the Office of the Chief Business Official beginning Monday, March 13, 2017.
    • Winners will be announced by Friday, May 19, 2017
    • 2017-2018 Student Achievement Grant Instructions (word.doc)
    • 2017-2018 Student Achievement Grant Intake Sheet (Application) (word.doc)

 

  • Technology GrantsDeadline: April 7, 2017

    • 2017-2018 Technology Grants– Up to $500 (individual) or $1,000 (partner/team) – awarded on a competitive basis. These grants are awarded annually (in the Spring for the following school year), and fund innovative projects using any and all forms of technology in the classroom.
    • Technology Grant Applications will be accepted in the Office of the Chief Business Official beginning Monday, March 13, 2017.
    • Winners will be announced Friday, May 19, 2017
    • 2017-18 Technology Grant Application (word.doc)

 

  • Mini Grants

    • Back to School – Deadline: Friday, one week after the ending of school
    • Spring Mini Grants – Deadline: Friday, the first week in December.
    • Mini-Grants – $100 to $500 (awarded on a competitive basis). These grants are awarded two times a year (in July for “Back to School” Mini-Grants and in January for “Spring” Mini-Grants) and fund innovative projects in the classroom.
    • Mini Grant Application (word.doc or adobe.pdf)
    • General Grant Guidelines

 

  • Polly Robertson Memorial Reading Incentives

    • Awarded throughout the school year
    • Individual teacher applications may be awarded up to $150. A teacher team may be awarded up to $300.
    • Up to $300 per school site, per school year (non-competitive). It is as easy as 1,2,3. Fill out the application and submit. It will pay for any projects that promote reading. Ideally projects should impact as many children at the school as possible. Each school can be funded up to $300.
    • Schools awarded in the 2016-17 school year:
    • Application forms are due no later than 4:30 p.m. on the last Friday of every month.
    • Polly Robertson Memorial Reading Incentives Application (word.doc or adobe.pdf)

 

  • Chess Grants – 

    • Awarded throughout the school year
    • Up to $300 per school site, per school year (non-competitive). If you need chess pieces and/or equipment or want to start a chess club, this grant is for you!
    • Application forms are due no later than 4:30 p.m. on the last Friday of every month.
    • Schools awarded in the 2016-17 school year:
    • Chess Grant Application (word.doc or adobe.pdf)

For details on grant levels and guidelines for applications click here.

 

Education Foundation Meetings

September 19, 2016
October 17, 2016
November 28, 2016
December 19, 2016
January 23, 2017
February 27, 2017
March 20, 2017
April 24, 2017
May 15, 2017
June 19, 2017
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