Apply for Grants

There are three types of grants that SAISD employees can apply for from the SAISD Foundation.  Funds to support these investments in our classrooms and schools are raised annually from the SAISD Foundation Inspire Awards, the Golf Fore Excellence Tournament, and from SAISD employee giving.

New Teacher Grants

  • Open to teachers new to SAISD
  • Award: $100 vouchers
  • Applications opened August 1st and are due August 31st
  • Awarded at New Teacher Grant Reception on September 13th
  • Approximately $10,000 awarded annually


  • Open to SAISD employees
  • Award: Up to $500
  • Applications open October 1st and are due October 31st
  • Grants are awarded in cycles from November through February
  • Approximately $70,000 awarded annually

Innovative Grants

  • Open to SAISD employees
  • Award: Up to $5,000
  • Application process opens December 1st and are due February 28th
  • Grants are awarded in May for the following academic year
  • Approximately $150,000 awarded annually