Grant Application Process



Step 1. Download the Final Grant Request Form Word document and the Rubric used to evaluate each proposal (both are located at the bottom of this page).

Step 2Complete the Grant Request Form and save it for your reference.

Step 3. Scan any supporting documents (price sheets, catalog pages, etc)  into either PDF or JPG files.

Step 4:

a) If your Grant Request is a technology-related request, please contact Trevor Hope prior to submitting to the principal to ensure  alignment with the district technology strategy. 

b) If your Grant Request is a curriculum related request, please contact Dr. Mary Gorr prior to submitting to the principal to ensure alignment with the district curriculum goals.  

You need to indicate that these conversations took place and any comments in Item 2 of the Grant Request Form.  

c) When your grant request is completed please send the form and any supporting documents from Step 3 to the principal of the school that will benefit from the grant. 



Step 5. Principals, please review each grant request and make comments as appropriate. If additional information from the applicant is necessary, please request an updated Grant Request Form or additional supporting documentation from the applicant.

Step 6. Principals, please e-mail the completed Grant Request Form and any supporting documentation to Please cc the applicant on this e-mail.


Grant Coordinator

Step 7. The Grant Coordinators will consolidate all the grant applications. After the application deadline, the Grant Coordinators will e-mail each applicant that their grant proposal was received.

Step 8. After the District 57 Education Foundation Board has reviewed the grant applications, the Grant Coordinator will communicate the results back to the applicants and the District.


If you have any questions, please e-mail our Grant Coordinator, Robyn McCluskey, at

Thank you!

D57 Education Foundation

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