Grants of up to $3,500 to Northeast Johnson County, Kansas public schools, school departments, teachers, librarians, counselors, nurses and other PreK-12 school district educators for programs and projects that promote innovative and challenging teaching and learning within the Shawnee Mission School District (SMSD).
The SMSD Curriculum and Instruction team reviews all grant applications for alignment with district priorities and educational goals prior to presentation for Foundation review.
Requests for digital learning apps will be considered and are subject to SMSD Curriculum and Instruction review. Apps will be purchased through the district’s Volume Purchase Program. Grant funds will not be made available for the purchase of iTunes gift card, earbuds or digital devices, including, for example, iPods, iPads, laptop computers and general purpose printers.
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
Additional Eligibility Criteria
Shawnee Mission School District schools, school departments, teachers, librarians, counselors, nurses and other PreK-12 district educators are eligible.
Click on the link in the Supporting Documents section below to download the application package.
- Applications are due on Thursday, January 18, 2018 by 4:00 pm (early submissions welcome).
- Late and incomplete applications will not be accepted.
- Award Announcement: by April 27, 2018
- Funds Availability: May 4, 2018
Estimated Size of Grant
The maximum award is $3,500.
Term of Contract
Grant applications submitted by the January 18 deadline are for projects that will be implemented in the 2018-2019 school year.