Grant Application Process




Step 1. Download the grant request form document and the grant checklist used to evaluate each proposal (both are located at the bottom of this page).

Step 2. Complete the grant request form and checklist 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. 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 5. Principals, please e-mail the completed Grant Request Form and any supporting documentation to Please cc the applicant on this email.


Grant Coordinators

Step 6. The Grant Coordinators will consolidate all the grant applications. After the application deadline, the Grant Coordinators will email each applicant that their grant proposal was received.

Step 7. After the District 57 Education Foundation Board has reviewed the grant applications, the Grant Coordinators will communicate the results back to the applicants and the District.


If you have any questions, please email our Grant Coordinators Lisa Dister and Michele Szalczynski at