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.

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