The Kennett Education Foundation Innovative Grants Program for students is designed to aid students within the Kennett Consolidated School District brings new ideas and resources into the District that will make a difference within the SCHOOL COMMUNITY. An intent of this program is to aid our youth in developing great ideas and leadership skills that will benefit our school district.
Grants of up to $2,000 will be awarded to enable new programs or practices in the classrooms, buildings or in extracurricular activities for the Kennett Consolidated School District. They are awarded throughout the year. There is no deadline.
We look forward to receiving your grants!
If you are a student of the Kennett Consolidated School District, and developing a program to support our district students, you are eligible for grant money from the Kennett Education Foundation.
How much money may I ask for?
Requests may not exceed $2,000. All proposals must include a detailed expense budget for funds requested from KEF and include any revenue that will be used from other sources.
How difficult is it to apply for a grant?
Projects seeking funds for transportation costs are prohibited from funding.
Once your grant is approved, let us know how you plan to move forward with your
expenses. Detailed supply lists will be required to provide complete supply list,
vendor address, dates required if we are purchasing the supplies for you. Or you can submit your receipts for reimbursement of your expenses.
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.
Are there any special requirements of an approved
The Kennett Education Foundation will assign each approved SMART Grant a Grant Committee Liaison. This contact will assist in securing approval for all communication about
grant project to the KCSD community.
Do I need to report back to the Foundation?
A summary report and photographs, where practical, are requested of successful applicants at the completion of all projects. In addition, grant recipients are encouraged to make a brief presentation to the Kennett Education Foundation board at the successful completion of the project.
Still have questions?
Please contact the Education Grants Chair Barbie DeCarlo at [email protected]