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Reaching for Success Grant

Lake Washington Schools Foundation

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #150180

Grant Description

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Grants of up to $3,000 to Washington schools that are seeking financial assistance for innovative programs that promote academic excellence and success for all students in the Lake Washington School District. A grant writing workshop will be held on February 5, 2015. These grants are specifically intended to support programs that enhance or expand the District’s curriculum.

Proposed projects must have specific objectives and goals that will help accomplish the school’s targeted CIP goal(s), and must provide the integration of different learning styles for all students.

Grant applications may request funds for projects that benefit an individual classroom, a specific grade-level, or an entire school.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Non-Fundable Items:
• Money spent on program activities or supplies prior to grant award (with the exception of materials purchased for IMC review).
• Teacher release time or compensation for substitute teachers.
• Funding for classified staff.
• Non-instructional consumables (including food and incentives).
• Student scholarships or awards.
• Graduate study, conferences, or other off-site professional development, benefiting a select few teachers.
• Technology-related projects not supported by LWSD Technical Support.
• Capital projects, including but not limited to: furniture, display cases, and playground equipment.

Pre-proposal Conference:

A Grant Writing workshop will be held on February 5, 2015 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM at the Resource Center. The presentation slides from last year's workshop are attached below.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be received in the Lake Washington Schools Foundation office by 4:00 PM Friday, February 27, 2015 16250 NE 74th St. Redmond, WA 98052 (LWSD Resource Center).

Please Note: School principals must approve, rank, and submit all applications from their schools; anyone may help prepare the application.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Each grant has a maximum budget amount of $3,000.

Term of Contract:

Grants awarded are intended to be used by June 3, 2016.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about the grant application process or would like to discuss your ideas, please call the Lake Washington Schools Foundation office at 425-936-1414 or e-mail or

RFP & Supporting Documents:

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

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