How to Apply

Grant applications are OPEN!

The November, 2021 Grant Application can be found here.

The Educational Foundation has been providing support to staff and student educational initiatives since 2004 that are partially funded – or not funded at all – by the District 203 budget. Through a formal application process and review by the Grant Committee, awards are made twice a year.

If you have an off-cycle grant request, please contact the Foundation offices.

Below are our 2021-2022 Important Grant Dates:

Open Q&A Session, October 13, 2021
Grant Applications due, November 8, 2021
Applicant/Foundation meetings, November 15 - December 3, 2021
Final Decisions will be made at the December 16, 2021 Foundation Board Meeting.

Grant Applications due, May 9, 2022
Applicant/Foundation meetings, May 16 - May 30, 2022
Final Decisions will be made at the June 16, 2022 Foundation Board Meeting.

For more information or to apply:

Find the November, 2021 Grant Application here.

Download the Grant Application Guidelines here.

Fill out the Grant Final Report here.

Questions? Please contact the Foundation office at (847) 784-2346 or