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 37 is the current round of grants that will fund innovative projects for the Fall Semester of 2021.
- Deadline for Round 37 grant proposals is Friday, April 16, 2021.
- Notification of Round 37 Grant Awards will be made during the first week of May, 2021.
Applications should be emailed only to: MCHOFFMA@MVSC.K12.IN.US
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Latest Grant News
The grants for Round 37 were awarded in May of 2021. Seven grants totaling $3,905.99 were awarded to enhance learning experiences for Merrillville students.
The latest MEF grant application is now available online. Round 37 will fund innovative projects for the Fall Semester of 2021.
With the “Out in the Garden” project, MIS students will have the opportunity of an outdoor learning component for their Math and Science classes where they can apply the skills that they learned in the classroom to the gardens.