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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 $1,200 are awarded.  The Foundation requests a subsequent evaluation to determine IMPACT to the students.  

During the 2021-22 school year, Cherry Creek Schools Foundation approved $113,391.37 for a total of 127 grants to be given to Cherry Creek Schools educators. These grants will impact around 40,000 students within the district to further new innovative educational opportunities. The impacts of these grants will be felt by more than one-in-two students across the district.

Contact for questions:

Aimee MacDonald
720.554.4429
amacdonald3@cherrycreekschools.org

  • This provides you with examples of would and would not be acceptable grants as well as rules around your grant.

  • See what questions need to be answered and prep your application in advance!

  • Get real-time help writing your grant. Online grant writing workshops will be held Sept 7 & 14 from 4:15-5:30p. In-person workshops will also be available Aug 30 at ESC and Sept 13 at ISF, from 4:15-5:30p.

  • Find information on the grant application and answers to common FAQs.

  • Last year the Foundation board approved $113,391 for a total of 127 grants to be given to Cherry Creek Schools educators. These grants impacted around 40,000 students within the district to further new innovative educational opportunities. See some of the projects that were funded.

  • See the educator-led projects we funded during the 2019-20 school year.

Our Impact This Year

  • Grants Awarded to Educators

    $113,000

  • Students Impacted

    55,000

  • Scholarships Awarded

    $55,000

  • Donated to Mental Health

    $122,000

  • JHL Constructors
  • MDC Richmond Foundation
  • Aon
  • Plante
  • Butler Snow
  • 1st Bank
  • Westerra Credit Union
  • Alpine Bank
  • GE Johnson
  • Saunders
  • Stride CHC
  • Health One
  • CCA Foundation
  • CCA
  • Orchard
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