The Kennett Education Foundation’s Promising Practices Grant These practices, however, when tied to the educational goals of the school
district, are often key catalysts for improvement.
Grants of $100 to $5,000 will be awarded to enable new programs
in the classrooms or in extracurricular activities for the KCSD and may be awarded
throughout the year. There is no deadline! Grants may be awarded for one, two,
or three years(max. $5,000/year).
Proven Practices Grants *REVISED March 18, 2016
Proven Practices Grants are practices that have already demonstrated effectiveness. At the March KEF Board Meeting changes were made to the program. Changes include:
We look forward to receiving your grant applications!
If you are employed by the Kennett Consolidated School District, or are a member
of an organization that serves students within the district, and developing a program
to support district students, you are eligible for grant money from the Kennett
Requests may not exceed $5,000. All proposals must include a detailed expense budget for funds requested from KEF and include any revenue that will be used from other sources.
It is very easy! Click here to complete the online grant application. A decision will be rendered as soon as possible, we aim for less than 30 days. You will be asked to enter the name of your principal so that he/she receives a copy of your grant submission.
What does the Foundation look for in grant proposals?
The following categories are more likely to be funded:
The following Categories are less likely to be funded:
Grants that are used to compensate teachers or staff who come to work with the students are prohibited
Once your grant is approved, the KCSD District Office will assign you a grant-specific account code, along with ordering options and reimbursement processes.
How long do I have to spend the grant funds?
Grant funds must be spent by the end of the school year in which it is awarded. If an extension is required, contact the KEF Education Grants Committee.
Do I need to report back to the Foundation?