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Impact Grant

Grants to Petaluma, California K-12 Teachers, Schools,
and School Districts for Educational Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Petaluma Educational Foundation (PEF)

Deadline Date:

10/01/18 4:00 PM


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Grants of up to $15,000 to Petaluma, California teachers, schools, and school districts in K-12 public, charter, and private schools for educational programs. Funding is intended to support innovation, student impact and access, and quality instruction that is parallel with a school or district's goals and vision. Funding will be awarded for curriculum projects, with a significant emphasis on programs of extraordinary scope, impact, or longevity.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 137790

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $15,000

Term of Contract:

Applicants must place orders with their districts by January 18, 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Teachers, groups of teachers, classified personnel, and principals in K-12 public, charter and not-for-profit private schools in the Petaluma area are eligible.

Not funded:
-PEF Impact Grants must benefit students and instruction directly and may not be used for support of faculty research, faculty education (unless necessary for the proposed program), facilities improvements, labor, installation/modification costs, ongoing tech support, renewable/replacement/consumable costs or repairs.
-While PEF Impact Grants should directly impact student instruction, grants cannot supplant funding typically provided by a school site or district.
-PEF Impact Grants will not be used to fund salaries, teacher release time, refreshments or catering, or equipment lists.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications must be emailed to the program director no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 2018. Handwritten, faxed, or late applications will not be accepted.

Applicants who advance to a second round of screening will be required to do a 15 minute oral presentation to the PEF Grant Committee on either Wednesday, October 24th or Thursday, October 25th, 2018.

TPEF Impact Grant Application and Schedule for the 2018-19 School Year:
-October 1, 2018: Applications due to PEF via email by 4 pm
-October 16, 2018: Applicants notified if they have made it to the second round.
-October 24 and 25: Second round for finalists. Oral presentations.
-November 8, 2018: Awards Announced, based on objective scoring matrix
-January 18, 2019: Site deadline for ordering supplies and equipment; place orders with your district
-Spring and Fall 2019: Site visit and evaluation by PEF Board members and donors
-September 30, 2019: Teacher final evaluation report due to PEF

To ensure a school or district-wide focus for PEF Impact Grants:
-Each elementary school may submit only one application.
-Each K-8 school may submit up to two applications: one elementary and one secondary.
-Each junior high school may submit up to two applications: one per focus area.
-Each senior high school may submit up to three applications: one per focus area.
-Each district may submit only one district-wide application.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Petaluma Educational Foundation
200 Douglas Street
Petaluma, California 94952

Katy Verke, Program Director
Telephone: (707) 778-4632
Fax: (707) 778-4642

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: Petaluma area