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 39 is the current round of grants that will fund innovative projects for the Fall Semester of 2022.
- Deadline for Round 39 grant proposals is Friday, April 8, 2022.
- Notification of Round 39 Grant Awards will be made at the end of April, 2022.
Applications should be emailed only to: MCHOFFMA@MVSC.K12.IN.US
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Latest Grant News
The grants for Round 38 were awarded in November of 2021. Eight grants totaling $7,292.36 were awarded to enhance learning experiences for Merrillville students.
With the “Simulating the Industrial Revolution with Tinker Toys” project, Pierce Middle school student collaborative groups had the opportunity to draw their own conclusions about the Industrial Revolution using interchangeable Tinker Toy parts.
The latest MEF grant application is now available online. Round 39 will fund innovative projects for the Fall Semester of 2022.