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The 2022-2023 School and Classroom Enrichment Grant Cycle is now open. The Mt. Vernon Education Foundation is pleased to provide direct-to-classroom funding for Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation teachers. As the District’s philanthropic partner, we support public education by partnering with private foundations, individuals, and corporate partners to make strategic program investments so that all Mt. Vernon students have the opportunity to succeed.

We understand how important these classroom grants are to our teachers and help to fund innovative, engaging, and transformative projects that really make a difference in the educational attainment of your students. Thank you for taking the time to apply for this grant, and for your commitment to the success of our students! MVEF is celebrating our 16th year of serving as a resource partner for educational excellence for our Mt. Vernon students.

Priority will be given to grant proposals that focus on the following:
➢ An original, creative, and innovative teaching approach that addresses student needs
➢ Projects geared toward Literacy, International Exploration, Career/Vocational Education,  or Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) and Social-Emotional Learning
 ➢ A measurable approach and clearly defined process to evaluate success in at least one of the following: –
              Academic achievement
               Bridging barriers to learning
               A realistic timeline for accomplishing the project within the school year
               An appropriate budget

 Funds WILL NOT be provided for projects requesting funds for:
➢ Staff salaries or substitute teacher costs
➢ The same proposal submitted by multiple teachers from the same school
➢ Personal honorariums for the applicants
➢ Field trips or equipment, unless they are an integral part of the curriculum program
➢Programs that are state-mandated or existing programs funded by another organization
➢ Replication of a grant awarded in the previous academic year by the same grantee

Grant applicants must be a Pre-K-12 public school teacher in the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation

Applications are due on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, by 5 p.m. to