Grants are available to LISD employees “in good standing,” according to the LEEF website. Proposals should explain how the funding would improve professional development and/or help to implement new programs.
The Grant Review Committee will determine whether each applicant will receive full, partial or no grant funding. The maximum grant payout is $500, according to LEEF’s website.
Teachers may apply online and view the complete list of program rules at www.leeftx.org/innovative-grant. Grant winners will be announced Feb. 20, according to Huguley.
According to its website, LEEF awards three cycles of grants annually: fall innovative grants, spring innovative grants and collaborative grants during Convocation. Most recently, LEEF awarded $13,836 in fall grants on Sept. 26. For more information, call Colleen Brighton at 512-570-0027.