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 29, 2014 and January 28, 2015 and April 29, 2015. All grant applications must be submitted by 5pm 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
District Personnel Oct 29, 2014, Jan 28 and April 29, 2015 Based on need
CSEG Grants
  • Funds classroom or grade level project
District Personnel Oct 29, 2014, Jan 28 and April 29, 2015 $200-2,000
International Teacher Travel Grants
  • Funds international travel that will impact students in the classroom
District Teachers Oct 29, 2014, Jan 28 and April 29, 2015 Up to $1,000
Professional Development Impact Grants
  • Two-year pilot grant program
  • Enables school to support self-determined professional development opportunities for professional and technical staff
  • Project may include, but are not limited to curriculum development, on-site training and speakers, observation of master teachers, conference registrations and workshops
District Principals Oct 29, 2014, Jan 28 and April 29, 2015 Up to $3,000
Strowd Roses Grants
  • Funds district-wide, school-wide or grade-level project
  • Preference is given to applications submitted by PLCs*
District Personnel Oct 29, 2014 and Jan 28, 2015 $2,000-8,000
Student Scholarships
  • Provide assistance for college, community college or technical training after high school
District Seniors Varies Varies
Teaching Chairs
  • District teachers are eligible to hold a range of teaching chairs and receive teaching chairs and receive numerous awards for outstanding service
District Teachers January 15, 2015 Up to $1,000 annually

* Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) are teams of teachers by grade level or subject area who work together in educating groups of students. 



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