Grants

Grant Information

For the 2018/2019 School Year please note the following information:
 
We have 1st, 2nd and 3rd round funding for the Programs & Projects Grants, Mini Classroom Grants and Special Funding Requests.  Please note the following dates and deadlines for grants:
 
First Round Funding:
Grant Submission Deadline Date:  September 28, 2018
Grant Committee Recommendation to HCEF Board Date:  October 18, 2018
HCEF Board Approval Date:  October 25, 2018
HCSD Board Approval Date:  November 20, 2018
Approved Grant Award Submitted to Schools: November 26,2018
Approved Grant Mid Year Report Due to HCEF:  January 4, 2019
Approved Grant End of Year Report to HCEF:  May 17, 2019
 
Second Round Funding:  
Grant Submission Date:  October 31, 2018
Grant Committee Recommendation to HCEF Board Date:  November 15, 2018
HCEF Board Approval Date:  November 22, 2018
HCSD Board Approval Date:  TBD
Approved Grant Award Submitted to Schools:  TBD
Approved Grant Mid Year Report Due to HCEF:  January 4, 2019
Approved Grant End of Year Report to HCEF:  May 17, 2019
 
Third Round Funding:  
Grant Submission Date:  November 30, 2018
Grant Committee Recommendation to HCEF Board Date:  December 13, 2018
HCEF Board Approval Date:  December 20, 2018
HCSD Board Approval Date:  TBD
Approved Grant Award Submitted to Schools:  TBD
Approved Grant Mid Year Report Due to HCEF:  January 4, 2019
Approved Grant End of Year Report to HCEF:  May 17, 2019
 

2018-2019 Grants

Teacher Development Grant:
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The Hernando County Education Foundation now has teacher development/training grants available for up to $500 each. Please see attached grant application for more information.
All grant applications for all teacher development grants must be completed (training & payments) before May 31st, 2019. If you have any questions regarding this grant please contact us at any time
 
Programs and Projects Grants:
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Program and Projects must fit within the School Board’s Strategic Plan, follow Standards or fit within your School’s Improvement Plan.  The Program & Projects Grant can be submitted beginning June 2017 and then through deadline dates according to 1st, 2nd and 3rd Round Funding deadlines.  
 
Mini Classroom Grants:
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Classroom Mini Grants are for those requests $2,000 or less (group project) or $500 or less individual project.  This grant can be used for projects and special programs that are not able to be funded through the school.  All grant requests must fit within the School Boards Strategic Plan, follow Common Core Standards or fit within your School’s Improvement Plan.  The Mini Classroom Grants can be submitted beginning June 2017 and then through deadline dates according to 1st, 2nd and 3rd Round Funding deadlines.  
 
Special Funding Requests:
Special Needs Funding Requests are available to school board employees.  This request is available when the projects or items do not fit within the typical grant requests.  There is no minimum or maximum dollar amount for this request.  The Special Needs Funding Request may be applied for beginning June 2017 and then through deadline dates according to 1st, 2nd and 3rd Round Funding deadlines.  
 
SPECIAL NOTE:
We will no longer be offering the $25-$50 Classroom Grants as we now have two Tools 4 Schools Teacher Stores.  Please check out our Tools 4 Schools Schedule under our Tools 4 Schools page for store hours.  
 

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