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Educator Initiative Grants

Educator Initiative Grants

Educator Initiative Grants (EIG) are awarded to individual classroom teachers or teams teaching within Cherry Creek Schools. The grants are designed to encourage, facilitate, recognize and reward INNOVATIVE and creative instructional approaches used in accomplishing program objectives. These Grants are a greenhouse for nurturing new and potentially scalable instructional programs.  Grant requests of up to $1,000 are awarded.  The Foundation requests a subsequent evaluation to determine IMPACT to the students.  

In 2018, Cherry Creek Schools Foundation funded a record-breaking $135,105 to 150 teachers! (Read the full story about our 2018-19 grants here.) The impacts of these grants will be felt by 1 in 2 students across the district.

We are not accepting applications at this time. Please wait for the 2019-2020 applications to open at the start of the school year.

Contact for questions:

Yolonda Grosso

720-554-4429

ygroso@cherrycreekschools.org

  • This is the list of all the approved EIGs from the 2018-19 school year.

  • This is the list of all the approved EIGs from the 2017-18 school year.

  • This is the list of all the approved EIGs from the 2016-17 school year.

Our Impact This Year

  • Dollars Raised in 2018

    $925000

  • Students Impacted

    32000

  • Educators Directly Impacted

    700

  • Educator Initiative Grants awarded

    150

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