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Grants to Texas K-12 Teachers in Eligible Locations to Enhance School Curricula

Mini-Grants for Teachers


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Geographic Focus
USA: Texas: South Plains Region

Important Dates
Deadline: 06/15/23 Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $1,500 to Texas K-12 teachers in eligible locations to improve classroom curricula. Funding is intended to purchase educational resources and special teaching materials that fall outside of school budgets. The goal of the grant program is to encourage and support teachers who have great ideas for enhancing their class curriculum that will make learning memorable for students. Eligible applicants are located in the Texas South Plains area.

Mini-Grants enable the purchase of special materials and resources for the classroom and are intended to support projects that are not provided for within school budgets or through other means.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
All South Plains region kindergarten through grade 12 teachers from public schools and non-public schools recognized by the Texas Private School Accreditation Commission (TEPSAC) and the Commissioner of Education will be eligible to apply.

Mini-Grant for Teachers applications will not be considered for:
- Renovation of facilities;
- Religious activities or teachings;
- Equipment that is not an integral part of the project;
- Non-academic projects;
- Trips out of this region;
- Tuition for special classes; or
- Pre-K Classes

Pre-Application Information
- Application Deadline: June 15
- Grants Announced: August
- Grants Payable to Schools: August
- Project Evaluation and Reports Due: May of following year

Only one grant will be awarded per individual per year.

Estimated Size of Grant
The typical grant award is in the $500 – $1,500 range. Depending on the project, the maximum may exceed $1,500.

Contact Information
Apply online:

Direct questions to Priscilla Rodriguez​ at or call (806) 762-8061.

Community Foundation of West Texas
6102 82nd Street, Suite #8b
Lubbock, TX 79424

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