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.

All grant forms are available for preview on our website.

Please use Google Form links to complete the Grant Contract and Application.

Great Ideas Teacher Grants:  (Range from $500 to $2000)

  • Are exclusively for teachers of Grosse Ile Township Schools to provide an enhanced, innovative learning experience or training that generally cannot be supported by Grosse Ile Township Schools’ budgets.
  • All materials purchased with a GIEF grant must remain in the Grosse Ile Township Schools district.
  • Are submitted directly to the GIEF and require building principal acknowledgement.
  • Applications may be submitted throughout the school year, but must be received by the GIEF by the 15th of each month to be considered for approval the following month.
  • Recipients are required to submit a Grant Performance Report (GPR) within 30 days upon program completion or implementation

Foundation Grants:  ($2,000 and above)

  • Are available for any Grosse Ile Township Schools teacher or employee.
  • Are intended for large scale educational program or projects, the costs exceeding $2,000 and above.  Proposed grants must be approved by the building principal and superintendent of schools, prior to review by the Foundation.
  • Foundation Grant materials purchased must remain within the Grosse Ile Township Schools district.
  • Applications will be reviewed twice a year, and must be received by October 15th for review at the November GIEF meeting or by February 15th for review at the March GIEF meeting.
  • Recipients are required to submit a Grant Performance Report (GPR) within 30 days of program completion or implementation.  Recipients may be requested to present their GPR progress at a GIEF meeting.

Community Grants:  ($500 and above)

  • Are available for any nonprofit community group within the Township of Grosse Ile with qualifying tax-exempt status.
  • Are designed to provide life-long learning experiences for the residents of Grosse Ile.
  • Applications must be submitted directly to the GIEF by October 15th for review at the November meeting, by January 15th for review at the February meeting, or April 15th for review at the May meeting.
  • Recipients are required to submit a Grant Performance Report (GPR) within 30 days of program completion or implementation.  Recipients may be requested to present their GPR progress at a GIEF meeting.

Review and Approval Process

  • All grant proposals will be vetted by the Grant Committee to verify that it meets GIEF guidelines and will then be presented to the GIEF Board for formal approval.
  • Applicants will be notified within two weeks of the Board’s decision.
  • Funding for subsequent grants will not be considered pending GIEF’s receipt of outstanding Grant Performance Reports.

      

      Questions? Contact our grant coordinator, Trisha Mans    tmans_1@hotmail.com


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>> Grant Contract 

» Great Ideas/Foundation Grant (Preview)     » Great Ideas/Foundation Grant (Submission Form) 

** Community Based Grant (Preview)               ** Community Based Grant (Submission Form)

~~ Grant Performance Report (Preview)       ~~ Grant Performance Report (Submission Form)

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.