Did you know that every teacher and principal in SBCSC is eligible to apply for a grant? The South Bend Education Foundation holds endowment funds invested with The Community Foundation of St. Joseph County (CFSJC) and the Superintendent Circle. The CFSJC endowments provide over $25,000 in teacher and principal grants. The Superintendent Circle provides for two $2,500 professional development grants. Learn more about these grants by clicking on the individual tabs. All applications will be due by 4pm on April 13th.
Teacher Grants are for certified professional in SBCSC including Empowerment Zone Schools. If you have an idea that can enhance student learning in your classroom or school that aligns directly to Indiana K-12 Academic Standards. Grants range between $500.00 - $1,500.00. See the Teacher Grant Application Page for more details
Principal Grants are for building administrators in SBCSC, including Empowerment Zone Schools. If you have an idea that can enhance student learning in your building that aligns directly to Indiana K-12 Academic Standards. There are five $1,000.00 grants issued. See the Principal Grant Application Page for more details.
Professional Development Grant are for full-time certified professional in SBCSC during the 2021-2022 academic year (including the Empowerment Zone). This may include teachers, social workers, librarians, psychologists, administrators, and/or school nurses. Any Conference or workshop sponsored by a state, regional, or national professional association or institution related to your role in the corporation. Professional Developments are for up to $2,500 each. See the Professional Developments Grant Application Page for more details.