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 36 is the current round of grants that will fund innovative projects for the Fall Semester of 2020.
- Deadline for Round 36 grant proposals is Wednesday, April 15, 2020.
- Notification of Round 36 Grant Awards will be on or about Friday, May 1, 2020.
Applications should be emailed only to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Latest Grant News
The grants for Round 36 were awarded in May of 2020. Ten grants totaling $7,943.11 were awarded to enhance learning experiences for Merrillville students.
The latest MEF grant application is now available online. Round 36 will fund innovative projects for the Fall Semester of 2020.
The grants for Round 35 were awarded in October of 2019. Fourteen grants totaling $7,506.69 were awarded to enhance learning experiences for Merrillville students.