GFPS Teacher Grants

The Foundation awards yearly grants and continuing education scholarships to GFPS teachers. Applications for consideration are accepted beginning in December and close in February. Dedicated, independent selection committees review the applications and choose the winners. Our support of teachers enhances educational excellence and assists in their future success.

Applications Open December 9, 2019 and Close February 7, 2020

Discovery Grants

These grants support teachers in their efforts to provide materials, equipment, or new learning experiences to classrooms without dipping into their own pockets. Awards range from $500 to $3,000. All grade levels are eligible. Teachers are encouraged to collaborate, and district-wide programs are considered.

Applications Open December 9, 2019 and Close February 7, 2020

Innovation Grants

These grants reward creative, innovative education programs and efforts. They may be funded up to $10,000. Teacher groups are encouraged to collaborate on next level ideas to advance teaching and learning beyond traditional methods. District-wide programs are considered.

Applications Open December 9, 2019 and Close February 7, 2020

Heisey Foundation Teacher Scholarships

The scholarships are awarded annually to up to 20 teachers seeking to enhance their education by working on an advanced degree, specialized certification or endorsement, or academic work supporting GFPS’s goals. The $1,000 scholarships are distributed directly to the university or institution providing the education.

Applications Open January 6, 2020 and Close February 14, 2020

$785K

Grants Awarded

$111K

Heisey Teacher Scholarship Awards

358

Grant Recipients