Current Grant Applications
The Merrillville Education Foundation, Inc. is committed to being the primary private sector partner in supporting public education where public funds are not available in the Merrillville Community School Corporation. This will be accomplished by providing grants for programs that encourage educational innovation, promote excellence, and create educational opportunities for students.
Two rounds of grants per year are offered to teachers based on innovative and creative approaches to learning in the classroom.
Round 31 is the current round of grants that will fund innovative projects for the Spring Semester of 2018.
- Deadline for Round 31 grant proposals is Friday, October 20, 2017.
- Notification of Round 31 Grant Awards will be on or about Wednesday, November 1, 2017.
Applications should be emailed only to: email@example.com
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Latest Grant News
The new Robotics Club expanded to two teams for competition in 2018. These students will be exposed to a CAD program donated to all first teams to develop their robot virtually before they start building one.read more
The Mindfulness Project classroom will teach children how to build self-awareness, effectively handle their emotions, and empathetically manage their relationships.read more
The grants for Round 31 were awarded in November of 2017. Thirteen grants totaling $8,597.82 were awarded to enhance learning experiences for Merrillville students.read more