Innovative Teaching Grants

Create a plan to bring the excitement of learning into your classroom.  Group and individual grants are funded annually. 

2022 Grant Application Timeline

  • January 4, 2022           Call for Grants
  • February 4, 2022         Grants Due to JISD Principals by 4:00pm for Review (applications not submitted to principals on or before this date will not be accepted)
  • February 18, 2022       Completed Application due to JEF by 4:00pm
  • March 1, 2022               Grant scoring due from Grant Selection Committee. 
  • March 9, 2022               Education Foundation Board of Directors Meeting
  • March 21, 2022             School Board Meeting
  • April 8, 2022                  Grants Awarded
  • May 27, 2022                 All purchase orders submitted to business office for awarded grants.  


Grant Writing Tips!

  • Remember your audience may not be teachers.  Please provide a summary that anyone could understand.
  • Work with a previous grant writer.
  • Budget accordingly and provide detail.
  • Remember that grants are to align with school goals.
  • Identify a means of evaluation - good or bad, we want to know how it worked out.  Grant Evaluation Form

Have Questions?

Please email us with any application questions.  Someone will reach out as soon as possible.


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