Types of Grants:

Because of the crisis brought about by Covid-19, this year we so we have updated our categories to be more relevant in these unprecedented times. Teachers are welcome to apply for grants in a variety of subjects, including STEM/STEAM, Literacy, Music and Arts, Financial Education, Cultural Awareness/History/Social Studies, and Health/Social Emotional & Behavioral Wellness.

To apply for a grant go to NCESD Education Foundation Grant Application 2020-fillable

2019 NCEF Teacher Classroom Grant news release

To see a list of 2019 grants see 2019 NCEF Teacher Grant Award Winners

How teachers apply

Each September, teachers submit a one-page grant application form that demonstrates how the funds would be used to encourage learning in the classroom. Foundation board members and community members help select the winning grants in early October. This year the grants will be awarded October 22, 2020, at a special gathering honoring the teachers.  To access the application go to NCESD Education Foundation Grant Application 2020-fillable

Teachers:  There’s a grant for that!!

In 2019, the foundation funded 145 teacher grants — Please apply today!