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Kids First Fund (KFF) Grant

Grants to Racine, Wisconsin Teachers and
School Staff for Student Learning and Enrichment

GrantWatch ID#: 177186
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Racine Community Foundation - Kids First Fund (KFF)

01/31/17 3:00 PM

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Racine, Wisconsin teachers and administrators for projects, programs, or materials that will enhance student learning. Priority will go to new or expanding projects that impact the greatest number of students. Funding is intended for initiatives that would otherwise not be funded.

Grant requests should not exceed $1,000.

Only Racine Unified Teachers and Administrators will be granted funding from KFF.

Grant requests must have Administrative verification. Your school liaison must verify that the items requested are reasonable and meet the Kids First Fund guidelines for funding.

Under the policies adopted by the Advisory Committee, the Kids First Fund will not fund requests for:

a. Building funds;
b. General operating support of existing programs
c. Smart Boards and/or Smart Board projectors/ technology
d. Endowment funds
e. Grant-making foundations
f. Lobbying efforts or political-action groups
g. Furniture
h. Restrictions set by RUSD, e.g., food prepared by students in a non-controlled kitchen environment.

KFF does not contribute to individuals nor to social, athletic, veteran, labor, fraternal organizations, or churches. However, the committee may consider financial support for worthwhile programs of such organizations which meet other basic criteria related to educating children in RUSD.

Only one grant is made to any one project in a given school year.

If a grant request is for pilot projects or programs, specific plans for future funding of the project must be detailed in the grant application.

It is the practice of the KFF to provide grants for a limited period of time with periodic evaluations.

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

Apply online:

Applications can also be emailed to

For more information or questions, contact:

Dwayne Olsen

Grants must enhance the lives and learning of students and educators in the Racine Unified School District.

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