MINI-GRANTS

The Foundation will now be funding mini-grants throughout the school year. These grants—with a maximum amount of $500—have three application deadlines: October 15, January 15 and March 15. Applications are limited to one per funding period. All Darien Public School District 61 professional personnel working directly with children, including teachers, counselors, librarians and nurses, are eligible for these grants. Download the brief application here.

ANNUAL GRANTS

The grant application period has closed the 2017-2018 school year. All Darien Public School District 61 professional personnel working directly with children, including teachers, counselors, librarians and nurses, are eligible to apply for Foundation grants. In the case of team-based proposals, a project director must be designated to assume all administrative responsibility for the project and receive all related correspondence. The Foundation will fund only one grant for the same applicant(s) within one academic year. The application period for the  2018-2019 school year will open next March.