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Innovative Classroom Grant Guidelines

Innovative Classroom Grant Guidelines

The Innovative Classroom Granting process supports classroom teachers in funding innovative programs for students in their classroom that is outside of the current budget.

Follow this link to fill out application for grant:


Two funding cycles

• Spring Cycle- Applications are due by 4:00 pm – May 1 with funds available June 15th for use in the next school year.

• Fall Cycle – Applications are due by 4:00 pm November 1 with funds available by December 15th for use during the current school year


1.) Schedule an informational meeting with your school’s ambassador to discuss the idea and scope of request. Find your ambassador HERE

2.) Gain approval from your schools administrator to submit the request.

3.) Complete application and submit to the Northshore Schools Foundation via this link,


· Applications may be submitted by NSD teachers, staff or PTA’s and must be approved by the building administrator.

· All Grants application must be approved by building administrators, meet district policies and be received by the application deadlines

· Grant recipients will be notified of the results of their application. Grants not funded during one cycle are eligible to be resubmitted for the next cycle.

· Funds are released in the time line stated above after the receipt of the signed Grant Acceptance Agreement.

· Grant evaluations, and all terms of the Grant Acceptance Agreement are due by the last day of school each year, regardless of the funding cycle.

· You may save and revisit your application up until the due date.

· Download the 2018 Budget form that is required to submit your application. (This form will automatically download to your computer.) This form must also be signed by an Administrator of your building indicating that they have reviewed your proposal and that is in alignment with district policies, curriculum and best practices.

· This application process will also be used in instances where the Schools Foundation is pursuing private or public party grant funds or sponsorship of particular programs or activities.


A committee made up of Board members, community members and sponsors facilitates the grant selection process. Applications are evaluated based on their alignment with district and Foundation goals, the viability of the reasoning and measurements of success presented and the impact on students. Presenting a clear and well-written proposal is as important as sharing your passion and the impact on students.

Funding is limited and always expanding. If you or someone you know is interested in funding a particular project or this program in general, please contact