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Cheyenne Schools Foundation (CSF) Grants - Excellence in Education and Student Enrichment

Grants to Wyoming Public Schools in Eligible Areas
for Projects that Enhance Student Learning

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Cheyenne Schools Foundation (CSF)

Deadline Date:

09/15/21

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,000 and grants of up to $3,000 to Wyoming public schools in eligible areas to enable teachers to enhance their curriculum and offer unique and innovative educational opportunities. Funding is intended to provide academic, personal, and vocational programming for students beyond the capacity of the district budget. Schools must be located in Laramie County School District #1. Funding is available in two categories: Excellence in Education and Student Enrichment.

Excellence in Education:

  • Projects should involve multiple classrooms and/or schools and have a strong community connection.
  • Preference is given to those who reach out to the community to fulfill part of their grant project.
  • All materials purchased must stay at the project site.

Student Enrichment:

  • There is no limit on the number of grants that can be awarded to each school each year.
  • All materials purchased must stay at the project site.

Grant Winner Obligations:

  • Share information about their projects with students, parents, CSF members, grant donors, the media, and others.
  • Share the results of their project with their colleagues in LCSD#1.
  • Acknowledge their grant sponsor(s) and try to involve them in some aspect of the grant.
  • “Pay It Forward” by supporting the Cheyenne Schools Foundation. Examples include helping with fund raising activities, donating through the employee payroll deduction program, encouraging others to participate in CSF activities and helping colleagues complete applications.
  • Publicize the Foundation’s mission and help it grow and provide more learning opportunities for students.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172696

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$25,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Excellence in Education: Up to $3,000
- Student Enrichment: Up to $1,000

Term of Contract:

Return the Evaluation Form and a final report on your project including an expense statement to the Grants Committee by May 2, 2022. Any unused funds must be returned to the Foundation.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Public schools in Laramie County School District #1 may apply.

Only one Excellence in Education grant application is allowed per elementary school per year. Secondary schools may submit more than one application if the request is not from the same department or discipline.

Collaboration with other teachers in the building and across the district is encouraged.

Project proposals from previous years are welcome.

Funds Restrictions:
- Grant funds may not be used to cover costs associated with meals (discretion of board) parties, or salaries.
- Grant funds may not be used to cover costs incurred prior to grant being awarded.
- Equipment and material purchased with grant funds become property of LCSD#1.
- Funds will be disbursed through the District. Recipients will not receive individual checks.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: September 15, 2021. Earlier deadlines apply for technology and other special purchases.

Technology Approval: If a project includes the purchase of technology or software, the Technology Director must also sign your application before it is submitted. Please submit no later than 4pm on Wednesday, September 8, 2021.

Purchasing Approval: If a project includes the purchase of furnishings, the Purchasing Director must also sign your application before it is submitted. Please submit no later than 4pm on Wednesday, September 8, 2021.

The school principal must sign all grant applications before they are submitted. If more than one school is involved, each principal must sign the application.

Do not mention your name, the name of your school, or any other identifying information in the details of your grant.

Contact Information:

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

Email applications to: CheyenneSchoolsFoundation@gmail.com

Or mail applications to:
Cheyenne Schools Foundation
PO Box 484
Cheyenne, WY 82003-0484

Direct questions to:
Patty Webb
307-287-3503
pwebb@tacojohns.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Wyoming: Laramie County School District #1

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