Grosse Ile Educational Foundation

Grant Application

GIEF supports life long learning for all islanders. We do this by financially supporting creative and exemplary educational opportunities through the Grosse Ile Township Schools and the Community. Any Grosse Ile Township School employee or non-profit community group in Grosse Ile may apply for a grant that furthers this mission.

Great Ideas Teacher Grant:

  • Grants $500 – $2,000 exclusively for teachers of Grosse Ile Township Schools.  All materials purchased with GIEF grant funding must remain in the GITS district.
  • To provide an enhanced learning experience or training that cannot be supported by GITS budgets
  • Are submitted directly to GIEF
  • Do not require GITS administrative approval
  • Applications may be submitted throughout the school year but must be received by GIEF by the first of each month
  • Recipients are required to submit a Grant Performance Report (GPR) within 30 days of program completion or implementation.

 

Foundation Grant:

  • Grants for any:
    • Grosse Ile Township School employee
    • GITS teachers ($2,000 and above)
  • Intended for large scale educational programs or projects
  • All materials purchased must remain within the GITS district
  • GITS grants must be submitted to and approved by GITS administration, prior to GIEF review
  • Application due dates are listed below
  • Recipients are required to submit a Grant Performance Report (GPR) within 30 days of program completion or implementation.

 

Community Grant:

  • Grants for any nonprofit community group within the Township of Grosse Ile.
  • To provide life-long learning experiences for the residents of Grosse Ile
  • Are submitted directly to GIEF
  • Organizations must have tax-exempt status to qualify
  • Application due dates are listed below
  • Recipients are required to submit a Grant Performance Report (GPR) within 30 days of program completion or implementation.

 

Foundation & Community Grant Submission & Review Schedule

  • Submit by 3/27/17 for review on 4/10/17
  • Submit by 10/30/17 for review on 11/13/17
  • Submit by 3/26/18 for review on 4/10/18

Review & Approval Process

  • All grant proposals will be vetted by the Grant Committee to verify that it meets GIEF guidelines.
  • It will then be presented to the GIEF Board Members for formal vote.
  • Applicants will be notified within two weeks of the Board’s decision.
  • Great Ideas recipients & Foundation Grant recipients are required to submit a Grant Performance Report (GPR) within 30 days of program completion or implementation.
  • Funding for subsequent grants will not be considered pending GIEF’s receipt of outstanding GPR’s.

Please email grant application and GPR to Trisha Mans at tmans_1@hotmail.com.

Please email digital photos to Jackie DeSana at jackie_desana@hotmail.com.

» Download Grant Application (.doc)
» Download Grant Performance Report (.doc)

Grosse Ile Educational Foundation
P.O. Box 34
Grosse Ile, MI 48138
734-362-2555

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GIEF is You

GIEF represents the best of Grosse Ile, who we are and what we believe in. We are a pay it back and pay it forward community that values education and its impact on our quality of life. Without You, GIEF is not possible. Without You, grants, promised programs and future funding will simply end. Please join the generous donors listed with an annual donation to GIEF.

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