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Grants to Pike Township, Indiana Teachers, Individuals,
and Groups to Enhance Public School Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Pike Township Educational Foundation (PTEF)

Deadline Date:

02/17/17 12:00 AM


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Grants of up to $3,000 to Pike Township, Indiana school teachers, staff members, and affiliated groups to enhance the quality of education in local public schools. Applicants may be required to discuss proposals with Foundation staff prior to applying. Funding may be requested for projects serving a single classroom, an entire campus, multiple schools, and the whole school district.

Grant Categories:

1) Class Grants: Individuals or classroom projects with budget requests of up to $1000. The project should fill a class or teacher need for which no other source of funding is available.

2) School Grants: Department, grade level, or school projects with budget requests of up to $2,000. Applicants are encouraged to submit ideas for projects that affect all students within a department, grade, or school.

3) Multi-School/District Grants: Projects with budget requests of up to $3,000 that will benefit multiple schools or the entire school district. In addition to other guidelines, applicant must illustrate a cooperative planning effort involving a significant part of the school system and describe how the project involves students, teachers, and the community at the township-wide level.

In general, higher value will be placed on the following criteria:

-Programs that showcase innovation, creativity and educational value.

-Programs that enrich student experience and promote student involvement to enhance achievement.

-Those applications that clearly and concisely describe the project and anticipate positive benefits for students in the form of achievement, motivation and character development will be favored during the evaluation process.

-Grant requests that include all the requested information and that are co-funded by other sources vitally interested in the success of the project will also be viewed more favorably.

-Pilot programs that, if successful, can be replicated for other schools in the district.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177394

Estimated Size of Grant:

-Class Grants: Up to $1,000
-School Grants: Up to $2,000
-Multi-School/District Grants: Up to $3,000

Term of Contract:

Grant funds must be used within two semesters of being granted.

Multiple year funding will not be considered.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any Pike Township teacher, group of teachers, administrator, school personnel, student or student group, or parent group may apply for PTEF grants.

The following requests will not be considered for funding:
-Multiple year funding (unless additional funding sources are evident and the amount requested from the PTEF decreases substantially in the remaining years of the project).
-Teacher stipends.
-Teacher travel expenses.
-Substitute teacher pay.
-Student transportation.
-Snacks, meals, beverages, etc.
-Basic curriculum books or supplements without an innovative program.
-Funding of pre-existing project (unless project dimensions change significantly).

Pre-Application Information:

If applying for a Multi-School/District Grant: The applicant should inform the Foundation Executive Director of his/her intent to submit a District Grant application in advance of submitting to assure proper authorization of the application.

Grants with a technology component will require the review and signature of the school’s media specialist.

All application materials must be received by February 17, 2017, 12:00 AM.

Depending on the time of year, the number of grant requests submitted, and the complexity of the applications, the review process will take from 30 to 90 days.

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

Pike Township Educational Foundation
6901 Zionsville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268

P: (317) 387-2542
F: (317) 328-7296

Grant Coverage Areas:

Pike Township

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana