DENISON EDUCATION FOUNDATION

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Over the past 15 years, the Denison ISD Education Foundation has awarded over $664,095.00 in grants to Denison ISD educators.  The Foundation’s mission is to generate the resources to promote excellence in education and innovative learning for all of our students. Through your donations and gifts to our Foundation, we will be able to continue this mission by assisting our educators to improve the quality of education in their classrooms.

D.E.F. Grant Instructions and Guidelines
  • After deciding on a project, complete all pages of the application form. BE SURE TO INDICATE THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM YOUR PROJECT!

  • Your application must not contain the name of the school and/or teacher making the request anywhere in the body of the application (on pgs. 2 & 3)

  • Project/program submissions must be educational and directly involve and/or affect student outcomes/results. A submissions will be judged on its direct educational benefit to the students.  The proposal must represent a creative or innovative instructional approach to the accomplishment of its objectives.

  • The proposal should address a new project as opposed to one accomplished or under way.

  • Sound evaluation procedures must be incorporated in the proposal.

  • The proposal must be CLEAR and logical. Remember, most members of the D.E.F. Grant Committee are NOT in the education field, so please provide a clear description of instructional procedures, methods and materials – so anyone outside of the field of education would understand your request.

  • Have your principal sign and date the application.

  • If your project includes technology such as computers, iPads, e-readers, or similar, have the District Director of Technology approve it. Applications that include technology that are not approved by the District Director of Technology before submitting will not be considered. Discuss projects that include technology with the District Director of Technology prior to development.

  • Make sure all your pages are stapled together.

  • Please be aware that the selection committee has the discretion to determine whether to fully or partially award any grant.

  • Grant proposals that incorporate matching funds from the school, an organization, and/or community resources will be looked upon favorably. Such outside contributions are a sign of commitment to the project and multiply the effectiveness of the grant award.

  • If you have a vendor website that will give the selection committee more information and would help “sell” your project, please provide that to us.

  • Upon completion, send your application to the Denison Education Foundation office in the DISD Administration building, Attn: Lisa Crawley, no later than 4:00 p.m. on the deadline date. (You may use campus mail to return your application.)

  • D.E.F. requires that an accountability report be submitted within one year after payment describing the use of this grant, the results achieved and an accounting for the total grant funds. D.E.F. will provide this form at the time grant funds are awarded.

 

Thanks for your participation and for always striving to attain excellence in education!

 

Denison ISD Education Foundation Grant Application Selection Committee

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