Innovative Teaching Grants

Create a plan to bring the excitement of learning into your classroom.  Group and individual grants are funded annually. 

2023 Grant Application Timeline

  • January 10, 2023            Call for Grants
  • February 10, 2023          Grants Due to JISD Principals by 4:00pm for Review                                                                                                                                                                                      (applications not submitted to principals on or before this date will not be accepted)
  • February 24, 2023          Completed Application due to JEF by 4:00pm
  • March 1, 2023                  Grant scoring due from Grant Selection Committee. 
  • March 8, 2023                  Education Foundation Board of Directors Meeting
  • March 20, 2023               School Board Meeting
  • April __, 2023                  Grants Awarded
  • May 25, 2023                   All purchase orders submitted to business office for awarded grants.  
  • December 20, 2023       Grant Evaluations due to JEF by end of fall semester

Grant Writing Tips!

  • Remember your audience may not be teachers.  Please provide a summary that anyone could understand.
  • Work with a previous grant writer.
  • Budget accordingly and provide detail.
  • Remember that grants are to align with school goals.
  • Identify a means of evaluation - good or bad, we want to know how it worked out.  Grant Evaluation Form

Have Questions?

Please email us with any application questions.  Someone will reach out as soon as possible.

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