The Chandler Education Foundation (CEF) awards a limited number of 100% Awareness Teacher and School Mini-Grants for special projects to teachers and staff in CUSD who want to develop new ideas to enrich the educational experience. The mini-grants are awarded to staff who would not otherwise have sources of funding or who would have to use their own money to support their project. Any staff member in CUSD may apply for one mini-grant from the 100% Awareness Teachers' Grant Fund.
Increased Funding Levels for 2014!
CEF is proud to announce that our teacher and school mini grant funding levels for the 2014 - 2015 school year have increased to the following levels:
Individual Teachers may apply for a grant up to $500
Multiple Teacher, Department or Grade Level Projects may apply for up to $750
School wide K-12 projects may apply for up to $1,200
All applications are due to the CEF office by Monday, September 8th. Links to the application and the mini-grant FAQ are listed below.
Who Supports the 100% Awareness Teacher and School Mini-Grants?
The 100% Awareness Teacher and School Mini-Grants are supported through CEF's annual 100% Awareness Campaign. This campaign asks the community, through our local schools, for small donations to show support for education. During the 2012/2013 school year, CEF was able to award over $42,000 in teacher and school grants, which means 82% of the grants applied for were awarded!