• Thank you for visiting the Grants Department website
    Welcome to the DCPS Grants Department. The Grants team supports district-wide competitive grant funding to bring additional dollars to our students. The Grants team also provides information and resources for DCPS departments and schools.

    Many DCPS schools and district departments submit grant applications directly. If you apply for a grant on behalf of your school or department, please let us know! We also urge schools and departments to review the Grants Department website for guidance to make sure you are following district, state, and federal policy.
    What we do
    Submit districtwide grant requests

    Track open grant opportunties

    Help develop new grant funded programs

    Assist with compliance

    The Grants Department also assists schools and departments with the following
    Advice on available funding: The Grants Department can help connect you to open opportunties for funding

    Support for post award activities: We can help with startup, fiscal management, and reporting

    Assisting community partners with grant requests: We can help gather education data, write letters of support, and provide other assistance to community partners who are writing their own grants.

    Feedback on proposals: The Grants Department can provide feedback on proposals. Please note that proposal review can take some time, so be sure to contact the grants department as soon as possible to shcedule a review.

    Are you writing a grant? Don't forget to include the right people

    Remember, every grant over $10,000 must be reported to the Grants Office, and every request over $75,000 must be reported to the board.

    Did you receive a grant? Don't forget to share the good news! 

    See the "Tell Others About My Grant" page here for more information.


Grants announcements

  • GreenWorks! Grants-Project Learning Tree

    GreenWorks! projects encourage students to use their creativity and imagination and develop other 21st century skills such as collaboration and teamwork, critical thinking, and problem solving. They provide students with opportunities to employ STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) and introduce students to green careers. By blending community service with the academic curriculum, students are “learning by doing” through these projects.

    Grants of $1,000 are available.

    Click here for more information


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  • Recent Grant Winners

    Congratulations to the DCPS District Athletics department for winning a Good Sports Grant!  Good Sports provides equipment, apparel, and footwear to youth sports teams. Varsity baseball and softball teams throughout the district will receive athletic gloves.
    Find more information about Good Sports grants here.
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