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Apply for a Grant

Please note there is no "save and resume later" button in this application. If you'd like to draft your application and copy/paste your responses here when ready to submit, a sample application for such purpose is available at the link below. Applicants will not be able to edit grant applications after they are submitted so, please take the time to review for accuracy.

Following submission of grant application, the Foundation will reach out to applicant's principal/supervisor for approval of the grant. If approved, the application will move forward to the Foundation Grant Review Committee.

If you have any questions about this application, please contact NPSD Educational Foundation Executive Director Christine Liberaski at liberacd@npenn.org or 215-853-1020.

Deadline to Submit Application: Monday, December 7, 2020


Innovative Classroom Project/Initiative Grant Application 2020-2021

Date
Name of Contact Person
First Name
Last Name
Phone Number of Contact Person
Name(s) of Applicant(s)
Title of Project
Type of Grant
School(s)
School(s) where grant will be applied: (Check all that apply)
Subject Area
Subject Area (Check all that apply)
Grade(s) of students who will participate in this grant (Check all that apply)
Grade(s) of students who will participate in this grant (Check all that apply)

Grant Information

Describe your project. Fully identify and thoroughly explain the item(s)/program(s)/etc. that you would like to purchase. You do not need to include costs/quantities, etc. in this question, as this will be answered below.
Does your requested grant include the use of technology supplies or software (i.e. iPad, SmartBoard, Chromebooks, etc.)?
Does your requested grant include the use of technology supplies or software (i.e. iPad, SmartBoard, Chromebooks, etc.)?
Is transportation needed?
Is transportation needed?
State the major objectives and a detailed explanation of how it relates to the curriculum standards.
Explain how your project will enhance teaching and learning for NPSD students. What will you be able to do that you cannot do now?
How many students will benefit from your project this year and in the future?
What is the length or duration of this project?
If your project involves parents and/or community members, please describe how. (Not required)
How will you evaluate the success of this project?

Budget Items/Cost

Please describe your budget items, supplier, quantities and their estimated cost, including shipping and handling.
What is the total grant request amount? Please note that if transportation is needed, this must be included in the estimate. More information about this can be found at the link below.

Grant Publicity

If your grant application is approved, your grant will be featured in an annual publication produced by the Foundation. For publication purposes, please provide a concise, 3-5 sentence summary explaining your grant. Include what school(s) it will be implemented in, how many students it will reach and at what grade level. Try to paint a picture to the community about the impact that your grant (if approved) will have on North Penn students and what they will learn.

Summary of Grant for Publications if Approved (3-5 sentences)

Transportation Costs

If bus transportation is not needed, this section does not need to be completed.

If bus transportation is needed, this section of the application must be completed. Submissions requiring bus transportation that do not include this completed form will not be considered.

NPSD buses will only be provided for trips that leave school at 9:00 am or later and return by 2:00 pm. If your trip falls outside of this time frame, a charter bus must be used. If a charter bus is required, you must call the district transportation center at 215-853-1139 to receive a quote for outside transportation using charter buses.

If your trip will leave the school at 9:00 am or later and return by 2:00 pm, you may use a district bus. If a NPSD bus will be used, a cost estimate is needed. Please visit the grant guidelines and transportation information page to see a full breakdown and formula of how to estimate transportation costs.

Based on the information above, which bus will your grant require?
Based on the information above, which bus will your grant require?
If a charter bus is needed, please report the charter bus cost estimate below, as provided by the transportation department. No other information below regarding transportation cost estimate needs to be completed if using a charter bus.
District Bus Information (Complete only if district bus will be used)
Will the trip require bus aide(s) for students with special needs?
Will the trip require bus aide(s) for students with special needs?
Number of district buses needed
Total number of hours of trip from pick-up to drop-off
Number of DRIVING hours
Number of driver DOWNTIME hours
Estimated Cost of Transportation (using formula provided at the link above)

Please note that transportation cost estimates are for grant application consideration purposes only. This does not secure transportation. If you are chosen as a grant recipient, you will still need to arrange for transportation yourself. Please work with your building office to do so. School accounts will be reimbursed. Grant recipients must notify the Office of School and Community Engagement of any additional increases to estimated transportation costs at least 30 days before the actual trip. Increases above 10 percent of original estimate may not be funded.


Please take a moment to review the information above for accuracy now. Applicants will not be able to edit grant applications after they are submitted. Following submission, you will receive a confirmation email with a copy of your application and more information.

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