The traditional application cycle runs an average of 4 months from initial application to funds being available. The grant-writing process is a two-part process. Step 1 involves the writing of a preliminary proposal letter, completion of the application form and inclusion of supporting documentation as available. Only those applicants who succeed in the preliminary proposal phase will be asked to submit a Final Application for funding; however, all applicants will be notified regardless of their approval or not.
Grant Focus Areas
Grants written by MSD Wayne staff to the Wayne Township Education Foundation should be reflective of the Foundation's stated mission. To assure that requests accomplish this goal, the following four Focus Areas have been established:
Mission: The Wayne Township Education Foundation is a community catalyst to enrich, engage, and stimulate student learning by supporting school programs and recognizing excellence throughout the Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township.
- Encourage Student Achievement (Academic, Arts or Vocational as they support the classroom curriculum.)
- Encourage Lifelong Learning Opportunities (Community Service, Citizenship, Human Relations, Parental Training/Involvement/Support.)
- Support of Professional Development (Training or support material specifically designed to engage students in classroom learning. This does not include professional development for an individual staff member's personal professional development or for academic or continuing education credits.)
- Honor Staff and Students
Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded over 600 grants totaling nearly $1.3 million, benefiting more than 600,000 students, teachers, and families in Wayne Township.
Access a copy of the grant application.
|Preliminary Application Deadline||Notification of Preliminary Application||Final Application Deadline||Funding Notification||Funding Available|
|May 2, 2016||June 1, 2016||July 1, 2016||August 1, 2016||September 1, 2016|
|September 1, 2016||October 1, 2016||November 1, 2016||December 1, 2016||January 1, 2016|
|February 1, 2017||March 1, 2017||March 17, 2016||May 1, 2017||June 1, 2017|