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Grants to Hamilton County, Indiana Teachers and Schools for Supplementary Educational Projects

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USA: Indiana

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Great Teachers. Great Ideas. Grants

Carmel Education Foundation (CEF)


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #138828

Grant Description

Grants ranging from $200 to $3,500 to Hamilton County, Indiana teachers, groups of teachers and schools for projects that further excellence in instruction, curriculum development, classroom enrichment, and student achievement in Carmel Clay schools. Funds are available for classroom projects, technology and professional development programs that would not otherwise be covered by school budgets.

Funding priorities include: innovation, creativity, educational value, student involvement, applicant commitment, and connection to State Academic Standards, CCS Standards, and School Improvement Plans.

Grants are available in the following categories:

1) Individual teachers - up to $700 per project or up to $200 for consumables
2) Groups of teachers (grade level or subject) - up to $1,500 per group
3) Schools - up to $2,000 per school
4) Across the district K-12 - up to $3,500
5) Allegion Technology Grant - $2,500 (teacher, groups, building, district)

CEF expresses a preference against funding for the following expenditures:
-Materials and supplies eligible for state or school district funds
-Capital acquisitions

CEF will not fund the following expenditures:
-Apparel
-Food and party supplies
-Incentives or monetary supplies
-Basic curriculum books without an innovative program
-Compensation and benefits for employees and/or students

Applicants are urged to explore additional sources of funds and to provide co-funding wherever possible.

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Eligibility:

  • Public Schools
  • School Districts
  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
  • Teachers

Pre-Application Information:

All projects that involve information technology (software, hardware, peripherals) MUST be reviewed and pre-approved by Terry Howell, CCS Technology Supervisor, 844-9961 x1052, thowell@ccs.k12.in.us.

Please submit your completed technology proposal to Terry Howell no later than 4:30 p.m., August 25, 2014. All technology proposals must be approved in writing by Mr. Howell prior to submission to CEF on August 29, 2014.

To submit an online application, go to: https://app.smarterselect.com/scholarship/apply/15806-Carmel-Education-Foundation.

CEF will announce the 2014 grants at the School Board meeting scheduled for September 27, 2014.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Individual teachers - up to $700 per project or up to $200 for consumables. Groups of teachers - up to $1,500 per group. Schools - up to $2,000 per school. Across the district K-12 - up to $3,500. Allegion Technology Grant - $2,500.

Term of Contract:

CEF funds educational activities occurring between October 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015.

Contact Information:

Carmel Education Foundation
5201 E. Main Street
Carmel, IN 46033

Stephanie McDonald
Telephone: (317) 844-9961 x1009
Email: smcdonal1@ccs.k12.in.us

RFP & Supporting Documents:

Full Grant Text RFP

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


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