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Mini-Grants

The Pflugerville Education Foundation (PEF) is offering all PfISD teachers the opportunity to apply for Mini-Grants.  The purpose of this grants is to enhance, promote and augment classroom instruction in areas not routinely allocated in regular budgetary funds or not eligible for reimbursement from other sources. Mini-Grants are not available for personnel cost, technology or travel expenses.  Over the months of September, October, and November, a total of $6,000 will be awarded each month that support individual grants up to $1,500.
 
Grants will be selected based on the following criteria: The degree to which the grant aligns with a PEF priority area; addresses an area of need substantiated by data; emphasizes or enhances student academic performance or social emotional intelligence; creates value through annual reuse; promotes the sharing of lessons learned with other educators; addresses the degree to which campus and district funding sources have been exhausted. Just a reminder the grants cannot fund electronics.

Application

The Mini-Grant Application is online and can be found here.

Submission Deadlines

The due date for September is Friday, September 30th.
The due date for October is Monday, October 31st.
The due date for November is Wednesday, November 30th.

Awarding of Funds

PEF will award 4 Mini-Grants each month from October to December up to $1,500.
Teachers may apply more than once per year. Teachers who have received grants may reapply for different projects for consideration.


Prior Mini-Grant Awardees

2020-21

Thank you to all education staff applying for mini-grants in the 2020-21 school year and congratulations to the winners.
A total of $10,582 was awarded to the following staff and campuses:

School Name Grant Title
Windermere Elem Compatible Document Cameras
Mott Elem Manipulatives Amidst a Pandemic
Parmer Lane Elem Discovery Maker Interactive STEM Cart/ Coding with KIBO
Connally HS Monthly Healthy Breakfasts for CHS Faculty and Staff
Northwest Leadership Academy Pfinding Our Voice and Pfeeling Our Learning, Bringing Vocabulary Rich Experiences and Sensory Activities to the Intervention Classroom
Ruth Barron Elem Let’s Bring Texas History to Life with Texas Studies Weekly!
Wieland Elem We Love Diverse Books!
Brookhollow Elem Brookhollow Community Garden Improvement
Parmer Lane Elem Can You Hear Me Now?
Parmer Lane Elem Hydration Station
Dessau MS Enhancing Mindfulness
Pflugerville HS Choosing Culturally Relevant Literature
Wieland Elem Play, Learn, and Have Fun!
Northwest Elem Covid-safe Art supplies
Weiss HS Edpuzzles for U.S. History: Interactive Teaching & STAAR Prep
PACE HS Construction Logistics
Dessau Elem AB can you C a rainbow for me?
Parmer Lane Elem Centers for A Covid Safe Classroom
Hendrickson HS Vocational License fees
Pflugerville Elem Garden Boxes abloom at PES
Pflugerville HS Pre-20th Century Verticle Curriculum Alignment
Pflugerville HS Summer Reading Access for All
Parmer Lane Elem Watch, Exercise & Learn
Kelly Lane MS Digital License for math teachers


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