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 35 is the current round of grants that will fund innovative projects for the Spring Semester of 2020.

  • Deadline for Round 35 grant proposals is Thursday, October 10, 2019.
  • Notification of Round 35 Grant Awards will be on or about Friday, November 1, 2019.

Applications should be emailed only to:  mefgrant@gmail.com

Download complete grant application materials in your preferred format:

Round 35 Spring 2020 Grant Applications
MS Word Form | PDF Form

 

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