Grant Information


Current Grant Opportunities:

Classroom Grant:
Classroom grants are administered through the Classroom Grant Fund.

Classroom Grant Fund contributions are received from designated donations via the Foundation’s donation form, RVCSD employee payroll deduction pledges, and the Staff Tribute program. Donations, pledges and tributes are recorded under the name of the school that you designate and will be returned to that school in a classroom grant. 

Teachers and/or support staff may apply for classroom mini-grants that will support innovative programs and/or the purchase of materials and supplies necessary for an optimal classroom learning environment not covered by the current school budget. The Classroom Grant Protocol and Classroom Grant Application are available to download via the links on the left.


Pre-K Literacy Grant
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The Foundation Grant Fund has designated funding that is available for Pre-K Literacy grants throughout the year. Pre-K Literacy Grants can be applied for using the Foundation Grant Protocol and Application form available to download via the links on the left.


STEM Grant:
The Foundation Grant Fund has designated funding that is available for grant applications related to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. STEM Grants can be applied for using the Foundation Grant  Protocol and Application form available to download via the links on left.

Science Research Program Grant (SRP Grant):
Funding is available through the Science Research Program Fund for students in the Science Research Program to assist with their research projects. The SRP Grant Protocol, the SRP Grant Application (FORM A) and SRP Final Grant Report (FORM B) are available to download via the links on the left. The application and final report are reviewed by the Foundation Grant Committee and awards are made prior to the end of the school year. Students should contact the RVEF with any questions prior to submitting their application and are encouraged to plan ahead for the financial needs of their projects.

Foundation Grant:
‚ÄčThe protocol and application information for a grant from the Foundation Grant Fund are available to download via the links on left.

The purpose of this Fund is to support grants to students, education providers and/or others that fulfill RVEF’s mission to enhance educational opportunities for the children of the Rondout Valley Central Schools in partnership with the larger community.

Donations made to this fund will be distributed through grants applied for by students, education providers and/or others* following the established grant protocol, application and report procedures for this fund. (Education providers and others must comply with District requirements for interaction with students.) Grant applications are reviewed by the Foundation Grant Committee. The committee then presents their recommendations to the Board of Directors for approval before awards are announced.

There is a $2000 limit for grants awarded through the Foundation Grant Fund.  Applications for grants that are $500.00 or less are accepted and awards are announced throughout the current school year. Applications for grants over $500.00 up to $2000.00 are accepted from February 1 through April 30 of the current school year for projects planned for the following school year. Grants awarded are announced prior to the end of the current school year in June, and funding will be distributed prior to the start of the school year in September or at a time mutually agreed upon between the recipient and the RVEF. Foundation Grant information is available by contacting the Foundation at rvedfoundation@yahoo.com.

* If not a RVCSD employee, be prepared to give a brief presentation of your   project/program to the RVEF Board of Directors.