Funding Requests

The CSD Education Foundation fields funding requests from District staff for classroom projects up to $10,000. (Any requests over $10,000 will go to the Superintendent).

Purpose:

The purpose of these grants are to provide means for educators and administrators to create experiences that enrich and enhance student learning.

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a Canyons School District employee or community partner who provides direct services to students.
  • Applicants must use the online application process.
  • Applicants must prove objectives/purpose of funding request as related to school district/student needs.
  • Applicant must prove that the project is UNIQUE. These funds are NOT intended to sustain or support ongoing, routine educational programs.

Selection & Notification Process:

  • All grant applications will be reviewed by a selection committee made up of foundation and district employees.
  • All grant applicants will be notified through the contact information provided within 5 or 6 weeks of request. (If immediate need for funding can be proven, approval may be expedited)
  • If you have any questions about your request, feel free to contact the Foundation office at 801-826-5171.

Restrictions:

Funding will not be given for the following:

  • Food or incentives
  • Travel, including field trips
  • Salaries
  • Stipends
  • Capital Projects
  • Tuition
  • Staff Development
  • Subscriptions, annual programs or licenses that require renewal
  • Technology or other products used solely by the educator (laptop, iPad, etc.)

*Note: Funds granted may not be combined with colleagues for a larger project. If this is the intent, please apply for an innovation grant or use DonorsChoose.org. If you have questions, feel free to contact Laura Barlow, Foundation Development Officer at 801-826-5178 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

**Any requests over $10,000 will go to the Superintendent.

***THIS IS NOT THE TEACHER INNOVATION GRANT APPLICATION. THE TEACHER INNOVATION GRANT APPLICATION WINDOW FOR 2016-2017 CLOSED SEPTEMBER 30TH, 2016.

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