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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
CEF will not fund the following expenditures:
-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.
Estimated Size of Grant:
CEF funds educational activities occurring between October 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015.
Carmel Education Foundation
5201 E. Main Street
Carmel, IN 46033
Telephone: (317) 844-9961 x1009
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates / changes / addendums / conferences / LOIs.