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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:

Yolonda Grosso

720.554.4429

ygrosso@cherrycreekschools.org

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

  • In October the Foundation board approved $113,391 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.

Our Impact This Year

  • Dollars Raised in 19-20

    $1,165,000

  • Students Impacted

    55,000

  • Grants Awarded

    $607,000

  • Donated to CCSD 19-20

    $723,066

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  • MA Meyer Construction
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  • Credit Union of Colorado
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