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Grant Application for 2016-2017

Promoting Teaching Excellence in Perry Township Schools

You’re invited. The Perry Township Education Foundation promotes teaching excellence and encourages you to complete this application to acquire funds for your creative and innovative efforts that contribute to student success.

The Foundation office must receive all applications by 4pm Thursday, February 2, 2017.

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  • Any certified staff or administrator employed through Perry Township schools or serving Perry Township students through Southside Special Services of Marion County during the 2016-2017 school year.
  • Grant requests will be considered up to $1,250.
  • You may apply for one grant as an individual or as one lead applicant in a collaborative grant, but you may be part of any number of collaborative grants.


  • Positively impact Perry Township students;
  • Support innovative and creative teaching projects; and/or
  • Contribute directly to improved student achievement.


  • Members of the Foundation Grant Committee will score grants.
  • Proposals with the highest average scores will be presented to the full PTEF Board of Directors for approval.
  • References to individuals or schools will be deleted, so review will be completely anonymous.


  • Please respond to all of the required fields (marked with an asterisk on the online form and highlighted in BLUE on the hard copy form).
  • Complete all sections using the space provided.
  • This application can be no longer than 3 pages, excluding the instruction page. No attachments will be accepted.
  • Do not use your name or school name in title or proposal, except where it is requested.
  • Be clear and concise. Proper grammar is expected.
  • Discuss your proposal with your principal who will give you an approval number prior to submission.
  • The completed proposal may be sent via email to
  • The Foundation office must receive the proposal by 4pm Thursday, February 2, 2017.


  • Applicants will be notified if their grant will or will not be funded at the end of March 2017.
  • Grant monies will be paid to the extracurricular account of the grant recipient’s school.
  • Funded grantees must complete their activities and submit final reports by Thursday, May 4, 2017.
  • The Foundation cannot guarantee grants will be funded for multiple years.

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