Grant Programs

Making an Impact Directly on the Classroom Experience

Foundation Grants

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Through your generosity, public schools in your community will have additional support in furthering the classroom experience, graduating students will get the assistance they need to continue their education, and our outstanding teachers will have the opportunity to obtain post graduate degrees and training. Learn more about how to support the Loudoun Education Foundation.

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About the Foundation

Classroom Grants for Teachers

Teacher Classroom Grants: Making a Difference

The Board of Trustees of the Loudoun Education Foundation awards teacher grants in the spring and fall each year. LEF will support the Spring 2019 grant program with a $25,000 commitment — $12,500 from LEF and the remaining $12,500 from a grant for matching funds from the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation.

Congratulations to the Fall 2018 LEF Teacher Grant recipients whose 33 projects total just over $20,000!

The Spring 2019 grant cycle is now open. The deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2019.

Grants Available

LEF awards teacher grants in the Spring and Fall each year. Primary consideration will be given to proposals that:

  • • Affect as many students as possible and benefit a diverse student group
  • • Involve students as much as possible
  • • Supplement and/or enhance the standard curriculum and ordinary teaching methods
  • • Promote inter-classroom, interdisciplinary and/or joint teacher projects
  • • Have comprehensive, yet succinct applications
  • • Preference will be given to proposals that demonstrate support through matching funds, if other grant criteria have been met

For each application, the maximum grant amount is $500, with no minimum. Two special grants of up to $1,500 each are available during the fall and spring application period. Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate support through matching funds, if other grant criteria have been met.

Applications must be submitted by the person who will implement the proposed project. For details on eligibility and award criteria, as well as application instructions, please see the Teacher Grant Application Instructions below.

Please click on the links below to view the application and instructions. Application materials:

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Teacher Grant Application
(Spring 2019)
Microsoft Word File
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Instructions for Grant Application
PDF File

Grants Summary Sheets for Awarded Grants

Click on the appropriate link to download your Project Summary sheet to report back to the Foundation the success of your awarded grant:

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Teacher Grant Recipients Summary Sheet
Microsoft Word File