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2020-2021 GRANT APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!!!

 

NEW!! Fall and Spring Grant Awards!

 

Innovation and New Teacher Grant Deadline: Open now through Friday, October 30

Impact and Expertise Grant Deadline: Open now through Thursday, February 11

 

Through our mission to "Enrich. Expand. Excel." Comal Education Foundation offers grant opportunities to turn creative ideas into impactful and life-changing programs.

 

Each year we look forward to awarding teachers with the best innovative ideas that align with CEF’s mission and Comal ISD's key initiatives in the areas of:

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  • STEAM
  • Quality Learning / Quality Teaching / Team Based Leadership
  • College, Career and Military Readiness
  • Blended Learning Technology
  • Other innovative initiatives and projects
 
For the 2020-2021 school year, CEF is focusing our grant giving efforts to support innovative and impactful programs that are adapted to Comal ISD's new instructional environments within blended learning technology; college, career and military readiness; and professional development.   
 
Competitive Grants We Offer
 

Innovation Grant:  Up to $1,500 for classroom or campus projects; maximum of one per classroom

New Teacher Grant:  Up to $250 for teachers new to the profession; one time offer for supplies and resources

Impact Grant:  Up to $7,500 for large format programs; may include multiple grade levels and/or campuses,  departments and district-wide programs

Expertise Grant: Up to $1,000 for professional development; for staff and faculty to attend professional development courses and/or conferences

 

 Ideas favorable to WIN a grant feature projects that include:

  • Ideas that address multiple disciplines; cross curricular
  • Maximize the number of students impacted
  • Produce measurable outcomes
  • Have potential for project sustainability
  • Collaborate with other organizations (PTA and outside entities)
  • Showcase CEF's support by sharing the project with the community or parents (photos, newsletter articles, social media)

Applications

NEW!!! Applications are now easier to submit online through the Comal ISD website! Supporting documentation is required to complete your application. The Grant Budget Template and Supervisor Approval Form, found below, must be completed and uploaded into the online application. 
 
 
Click the button for the grant you wish to apply. We look forward to reviewing your ideas. Thank you for applying!
 
New Teacher GrantInnovation Grant Application
Impact Grant ApplicationExpertise Grant Application
Supporting Documentation - REQUIRED!