A funding form titled the PTSA Mini-Grant Application is used to request funding from the PTSA Mini-Grant program.
- Get a printer-friendly version of the PTSA Mini-Grant Application here.
- Pick up a funding application form in the PTSA mailbox from the Mini-Grant folder in the school office.
Submitting an Application:
- To submit a printed application, place it in Mr. Peters mailbox.
- To submit the application electronically, email the completed application to Elwood Peters, email@example.com
- Review the Mini-Grant Guidelines for rules and regulations as well has helpful tips for applications.
- Free free to contact us with any questions. The Mini-Grant program is more a cooperative than a competitive process.
- Make sure to fill out the application completely.
- Complete and submit the application before the deadline date and time.
- Be as specific as possible about how you would spend the grant money. The committee will use the information you provide in order to evaluate your proposal. So tell us everything you think we should know.
- Be clear and thoughtful about how the CCMMS community will benefit from what you propose.
- There are many corporate funding opportunities available and some of them have applications as short as ours! While some foundations have a yearly cycle, there are several that award grants quarterly. So do a little advance planning and apply for outside funding.
- Many teaching, science & cultural arts organizations support educational programs that relate to their topic of interest. Research the national or state level of organizations that you are a member of to see what is available.
- Check out Secondary School Educators: Grant Writing Tips. Techniques for finding appropriate grant funding.
- SchoolGrants.Org: Grant-writing tips. more elaborate than required for the Mini-Grants program but still very wise and useful.
- National Teaching & Learning Forum. Descriptions of numerous grants related to teaching and learning.
- Secondary School Educators: Grant Writing Sources. From About.com. Listings about foundations and federal programs related to education funding sources.
- Secondary School Educators: Grant Writing Tips. Techniques for finding appropriate grant funding.
- The Foundation Center’s Learning Lab. Online tutorials on grantseeking, including finding appropriate funding sources, proposal writing. Sometimes offers free courses in San Francisco. Extensive links to foundations.
- Public Education Network Newsblast. Provides general information on grant and funding.
- Education World. Provides tips and resources for successful grant writing.