Creating Opportunities for Students and Teachers

Grants & Scholarships

Each year, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation provides financial support to enrich the educational experiences of students and teachers in all of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. There are multiple opportunities for funding and three deadlines to submit applications: October 31, 2015 and January 31, 2016 and April 30, 2016. All grant applications must be submitted by midnight on the date specified.

Public School Foundation Grant Opportunities

Eligible Applicants Deadlines Funding Range
Achievers Grants
  • Funds tutoring, enrichment or summer camp and students who have advanced to state or national competitions
  • Requires existence of economic need
CHCCS District Personnel October 31, 2016, January 31, 2017 and April 30, 2017 Based on need
CSEG Grants
  • Funds classroom or grade level project
CHCCS District Personnel October 31, 2016, January 31, 2017 and April 30, 2017 $200-2,000
Professional Development Impact Grants
  • MUST BE SUBMITTED BY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL; each school limited to $2,500 per school year
  • Enables school to support self-determined professional development opportunities for professional and technical staff
  • Project may include, but is not limited to curriculum development, on-site training and speakers, observation of master teachers, payment for substitute teachers during PD time, conference registrations and workshops
  • For Professional Development Impact grants across all CHCCS schools or schools at one level (for example, all middle schools), please contact PSF for information
CHCCS District Principals October 31, 2016, January 31, 2017 and April 30, 2017 Up to $2,500
International Teacher Travel Grants
  • Funds international travel that will impact students in the classroom
CHCCS District Teachers October 31, 2016 and January 31, 2017 Up to $1,000
Strowd Roses Grants
  • Funds CHCCS district-wide, school-wide or grade-level project
  • Preference is given to applications submitted by PLCs*
CHCCS District Personnel October 31, 2016 and January 31, 2017 $2,000-8,000
Student Scholarships
  • Provide assistance for college, community college or technical training after high school
CHCCS District Seniors Varies Varies
Teaching Chairs
  • CHCCS District teachers are eligible to hold a range of teaching chairs and receive teaching chairs and receive numerous awards for outstanding service
CHCCS District Teachers Up to $1,000 annually

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