Applications Open: April 15, 2024
Application Deadline: June 21, 2024
Award Date: TBD in September 2024


Before applying, please read the guidelines below.

  • Applications should be completed online (limited to the format and space provided).
  • Only certified district employees may submit applications.
  • All questions must be answered with a complete budget.
  • Back to School grant applications are due June 21, 2024
  • Grants are awarded in September
  • Applications WILL NOT be accepted for food items, stipends, salaries, cost of substitute teachers or capital improvements.
  • Once your application is complete print a copy and submit it. Save the your application to a Word document, for your records.
  • There is no dollar limitation on Back to School grant requests. We will accept and review requests for any amount.
  • If this grant is for an outdoor classroom or garden project please make sure your project is approved by the SPS Grounds Management Department.
  • If your grant is for technology it must be approved by district IT and district administration. Please review their guidelines on the district website. Technology grants without IT approval will not be accepted.



  • Classroom Projects
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Mental Health
  • Community & Family Engagement
  • Literacy
  • Student Experience



Need: How well does this grant meet the academic needs of the students and/or school?
Impact: What is the impact it will have on the students being served and how many students will it serve (take into consideration the longevity of use, potential for more years)?
District Goals: How well does this grant align with district goals of student preparation/student engagement, effective use of resources and teacher support/professional development as well as the SPS learning model.
Well-written: Was this grant well-written, creative and well thought-out?
Sustainability: How sustainable is this project and what, if any, future plans for funding does the grant writer have?


Submit Your Grant Application