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 40 is the current round of grants that will fund innovative projects for the Spring Semester of 2023.
- Deadline for Round 40 grant proposals is Tuesday, November 1, 2022.
- Notification of Round 40 Grant Awards will be made at the end of November, 2022.
Applications should be emailed only to: MCHOFFMA@MVSC.K12.IN.US
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Latest Grant News
The latest MEF grant application is now available online. Round 40 will fund innovative projects for the Spring Semester of 2023.
The grants for Round 39 were awarded in April of 2022. Five grants totaling $3,759.50 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.