Office of Grant Development

  • Grant Funding Logo ​​​The Office of Grant Development coordinates the district's grant application process and philanthropic outreach aligned with the district's Strategic Plan.

    The Grant Champions program is designed to build the capacity of local schools to develop competitive grant proposals by providing professional development, grant resources, and consultative support. Grant Champions serve as the school liaisons with the Office of Grant Development. Follow us on Twitter @FCSGrantChamps and review the monthly Grant Alerts for current funding opportunities!

    NOTE: FCS staff members can access monthly grant alerts, a curated list of educational funding opportunities, on the employee portal.

  • Grant Approval Process

     

    The Grant Approval Process

    1. Where Do I Begin?

    • Form a grant committee
    • Understand your school's strategic initiatives
    • Discuss funding needs with your school leadership team
    • Identify resource gaps

    2. Consider Local Resources

    • Identify where parents work
    • Research local businesses
    • Explore funding opportunities with local nonprofits
    • Identify local service organizations
    • Compile a list of teachers' professional organizations

    3. Complete the Online Grant Approval Form

    4. Once approved and your narritive is finalized, submit your grant to the Funder.

And the Grant Award Goes to...

  • Charter Schools State Facilities Grant
    Date Awarded: 9/13/2018
    Department/School: Amana Academy
    Funder: Georgia Department of Education
    Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

    Discover, Design, Develop (D3)
    Date Awarded: 7/1/2018
    Department/School: Feldwood ES
    Funder: Governor's Office of Student Achievement
    Amount Awarded: $8,000.00

    Georgia Shape School Physical Activity and Nutrition Grant Program
    Date Awarded: 9/18/2018
    Department/School: Hapeville ES
    Funder: Georgia Department of Public Health
    Amount Awarded: $4,000.00

    Small Arts Project
    Date Awarded: 9/28/2018
    Department/School: Langston Hughes HS
    Funder: Fulton County Arts Council
    Amount Awarded: $1,250.00

    Discover, Design, Develop (D3)
    Date Awarded: 7/1/2018
    Department/School: McNair MS
    Funder: Governor's Office of Student Achievement
    Amount Awarded: $8,000.00

    McKinney Vento
    Date Awarded: 7/1/2018
    Department/School: Program for the Education of Children & Youth in Transition
    Funder: Georgia Department of Education
    Amount Awarded: $74,321.00

    Engineering Adventures
    Date Awarded: 7/1/2018
    Department/School: Ridgeview Charter MS
    Funder: Couchman Noble Foundation
    Amount Awarded: $7,560.00

    Charter Schools State Facilities Grant
    Date Awarded: 9/13/2018
    Department/School: Rise Prep
    Funder: Georgia Department of Education
    Amount Awarded: $99,521.00

    Read180
    Date Awarded: 7/21/2018
    Department/School: Sandy Springs MS
    Funder: Couchman Noble Foundation
    Amount Awarded: $22,197.00

    Engage & Motivate: Arts‐Integrated Residencies supporting student achievement and creativity
    Date Awarded: 7/2/2018
    Department/School: Teaching Museum
    Funder: Georgia Council for the Arts
    Amount Awarded: $5,000.00

    Charter Schools State Facilities Grant
    Date Awarded: 9/13/2018
    Department/School: The Main Street Academy
    Funder: Georgia Department of Education
    Amount Awarded: $100,000.00

    Georgia Shape School Physical Activity and Nutrition Grant Program
    Date Awarded: 9/18/2018
    Department/School: Webb Bridge MS
    Funder: Georgia Department of Public Health
    Amount Awarded: $2,000.00

    Discover, Design, Develop (D3)
    Date Awarded: 7/1/2018
    Department/School: Woodland MS
    Funder: Governor's Office of Student Achievement
    Amount Awarded: $8,000.00

Contact Us

  • Office of Grant Development
    6201 Powers Ferry Road NW
    Atlanta, GA 30339
    Phone: 470-254-4573
    grantdevelopment@fultonschools.org

    Ashley Garrison
    Email

    Kelly Hopkins
    Email

    Ready to apply for a Grant?
    Complete the form below and attach your narrative and budget. Once your Principal signs, email it to
    GrantDevelopment@fultonschools.org

    click here

    Grant Approval Form

    Upcoming Grant Workshops focused on literacy grants:

    Grant Champions Workshop North: Tuesday, February 19th from 9am-11:30am  at North Learning Center 450 Northridge Parkway, Sandy Springs

    or

    Grant Champions Workshop South: Wednesday, February 20th from 9am-11:30am at South Learning Center 4025 Flat Shoals Road Union City, GA


    Email Grants Development to Register

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