Last year, thanks to our donors (many of whom are our own SAISD employees), the SAISD Foundation awarded 155 grants impacting 29,197 students. The Mini-Grant applications for the 2019-2020 school year open on October 1st and must be received via the Pony or hand-delivered to our offices in Mark Twain by 5pm on Wednesday, October 31st. Click here to download your application. We can’t wait to see what you come up with to support your students!
The SAISD Foundation is hosting a morning workshop on EPIC Saturday, October 19, 2019 on how to write an award winning Mini-Grant. If you have not applied, before come join us. If you have applied and won, come share your story.
We are continually amazed at what our educators can do with an investment of $500 in their program or classroom. The ideas presented in the Mini-Grant applications are often some of our most creative, including drones to teach math, a geocaching club, and the sew to read project. Please click here for a listing of all past Mini-Grants awarded over the past few years and to ignite your imagination as you think about what you would like to do to increase student success. Since fall 2013, we have awarded more than 760 Mini-Grants to educators in SAISD.