Foundation Grant Information

  • The Tyler ISD Foundation offers several different types of grants, including:

    1. Grants for Great Ideas
    2. Professional Development Grants
    3. Emergency Grants


    Grants for Great Ideas:

    The Grants for Great Ideas Program is designed to encourage, facilitate, recognize, and reward innovative and creative instructional approaches (materials, activities, programs, etc.), that support higher levels of student academic achievement and the accomplishment of District/Campus goals.

    Key Dates for the 2018-19 Grants for Great Idea Program:

    • Grant Writing Workshops - Tuesday, September 25th and Thursday, September 27th (applicants only need to attend one workshop)
    • Applications Open - Monday, November 5th
    • Application Deadline - Monday, December 10th

    Click here for a Grants for Great Ideas Overview (Eligibility Guidelines, Grant Award Levels, Application Process, and Tips).

    Click here for a 2018-2019 Grants for Great Ideas Application.


    Professional Development Grants:

    Professional Development Grants are offered as a service to Tyler ISD faculty and staff.  Professional Development Grant funds can be used to cover fees for conference registration or professional development dues that can be utilized to impact student achievement and enrich curriculum.  Funds cannot be used for accommodations, meals, or travel.  Applications can be submitted between September 1, 2018 - April 7, 2019.

    Click here for a Professional Development Grant Overview (Eligibility Guidelines, Grant Award Levels, Deadlines).

    Click here for a Professional Development Grant Application.


    Emergency Grants:

    Emergency Grants provide the Tyler ISD Foundation with a means to fund short-term unexpected needs of a campus, department, or the district.  A short-term need shall be defined as an unforeseen need not covered by the budget or present financial resources of the campus/department/district which may cause the possibility of a disruption of a program or service.  Applications can be submitted any time throughout the school year.

    Click here for an Emergency Grant Program Overview (Eligibility, Application Process, Deadlines). 

    Click here for an Emergency Grant Application.

Foundation Grant Writing Video