SPSF Opens Grant Applications for 2022-2023 School Year

Dec 2, 2021

The Spokane Public Schools Foundation (SPSF) is now accepting grant applications from educators for the 2022-2023 school year. Each year, SPSF awards dozens of grants to educators in the Spokane Public Schools. This year SPSF has expanded the funding range up to $2,500.

The Foundation is an IRS-certified 501(c)(3) organization. Its Board funds grants to K-12 classrooms in the second largest school district in the state, Spokane Public Schools. The Foundation funds innovative, creative, and problem-solving projects and programs. The competitive grants process is an annual effort offered in the spring of each year for the following school year. To date, SPSF has funded over $400,000 in relatively small to medium sized grants.

“This year, we are excited to be expanding our available funds for each grant from $1,000 to $2,500. As always, we have made our grant application process as easy as possible for educators to apply,” said Grants Committee Chair Keith Comes. “It is more important than ever to give every student the opportunity to excel. These classroom projects -- from robotics to biomedicine to music to sensor pathways -- are just the learning experience students need to be engaged. We are very thankful for the businesses and individuals that make these grants possible.”

The major criteria used in the selection process include:

  • Creative and innovative activity or program
  • Goals and measurable outcomes
  • Number of students impacted by grant
  • Student need based on free and reduced lunch population
  • Budget amount
  • Successful completion of previous grant evaluation (if applicable)

To apply or learn more click here.