MINI-GRANTS

The Foundation funds mini-grants throughout the school year. These grants—with a maximum amount of $500—have three application deadlines: Oct. 15, Jan. 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 annual grant application period is now open for the 2020-2021 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 deadline for all applications is May 22, 2020 at 5 p.m.

2020-2021 Grant Application

UPDATE: Grant applications may be sent to foundation@darien61.org by the deadline for submission

Rubric for Grant Application