Achieve Awards

Grants to Albuquerque, New Mexico Public School
Staff Members to Support Extracurricular Activities

GrantWatch ID#: 177281
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) Education Foundation

09/25/17 5:00 PM MT

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Albuquerque, New Mexico public school teachers and staff members to support student after-school clubs and activities. Staff members may request funding on behalf of school-sponsored activities, including education-related travel, in which elementary, middle, and high school students take part.

Eligible Proposals:
-Can come from elementary, middle or high school staff members.
-Use measurable outcomes to determine the success of the project.
-Be well conceived and clearly written.
-Represent a good fiscal investment for the APSEF Foundation and its donor community.


Submissions of up to $10,000 will be reviewed, though it’s important to note funding is limited and large grants will be rare.

Funding is for one year and does not imply a commitment for additional funding.

Awardees should be ready to make every effort to spend their grant awards as soon as they are received.

Fall Achieve Awards are intended for the 2017-2018 school year.

Spring Achieve Awards are intended for either the spring of the 2017-2018 school year or the 2018-2019 school year.

Eligible applicants are certified, school-based staff members, such as teachers, educational assistants, librarians, counselors, social workers and others.

Only APS employees may submit applications.

All technology should comply with APS requirements.

No out-of-state travel will be funded in 2017-2018.

Requests for facilities needs will not be funded.

Applicants should demonstrate an effort to raise funds through other sources.

As a part of the application, the applicant must certify that the principal is aware of the proposal and supports the application. An Achieve Award will not be funded without the support of school administration.

The fall 2017 application window opens on August 28 and will close on September 25 at 5:00 PM MT.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome by mid-October.

The spring application window will be open between January 15 and February 15.

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

Apply Online:

Phill Casaus, Executive Director
(505) 878-6165

Lori Webster, Grant Writer & Manager
(505) 880-3708

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