Committee to Promote Respect in Schools
Rolling Grant Opportunity

Grant Amount: $500

Individual or Collaborative Classroom/Community Grants: Teachers may request up to $500 for projects that increase classroom learning or provide students with an opportunity to make a positive impact on the community. Projects should support the CYPRESS mission of building respect and appreciation for diversity in schools and in the community.

Deadline for Application: Applications will be accepted and reviewed throughout the year on a case-by- case basis. All applications must be submitted electronically to CYPRESSEvansville@gmail.com or via the form below. A confirmation email will be sent out upon receiving applications. The applicant and building principal or supervising administrator must sign the application cover page.

Application Review: CYPRESS board members will review and make decisions about funding applications.

Award Dates: Grants will be awarded on a case-by-case basis throughout the year.

Grant evaluation to be based on the following criteria:

  1. Compatibility with the CYPRESS mission of building respect and appreciation for diversity in schools and in the community
  2. Impact on the classroom and/or community
  3. Measurability of success/evaluation potential and process
  4. Innovation – uniqueness of project and the effect it will have in the classroom and/or community

Grants may not be used for:

  • Materials/equipment not directly related to the project
  • Compensation of teachers, staff, or substitute teachers
  • Student scholarships
  • Materials and supplies normally funded by the school corporation

Individual or Collaborative Classroom/Community Grant Application

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