Educator Initiative Grant 2019-2020
Submission Deadline09/15/2019
  • The Educator Initiative Grants (EIG) are designed to encourage, facilitate, recognize and reward creative and INNOVATIVE instructional approaches used to accomplish program objectives.
  • Individuals or teams of individuals employed by the Cherry Creek Schools who are involved in teaching and supporting students are eligible to apply. Parents or PTCO may assist in the writing of grant applications only.
  • Grants are designed to begin and be completed during the 2019-2020 school year. Funds cannot carry over to the next school year and any unused funds will be returned to CCSF.
  • Grant requests up to $1,000.00 will be considered.
  • NOT ELIGIBLE: food, ribbons, awards, t-shirts, salaries or sub-time.
  • Any request for technology will be reviewed for District compatibility with exsiting district technology.
  • Deadline for submission: Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 11:59PM

Grant Publicity:

CCSF appreciates any recognition you provide in print or electronic materials related to your funded project.  We encourage you to recognize CCSF as a funder in newsletter articles or other materials that are sent to your parents or community to enhance the awareness of CCSF to allow for increased funding of grants in future years.  We ask you to consider including a link to our website,, in any publicity materials.  For assistance in creating publicity materials or stories, or to request a CCSF logo, please contact Yolonda Grosso,, 720-554-4429.  We kindly request you submit thank you-letters, photos of the program in operation or quotes which we may publish on the CCSF website or in CCSF marketing materials.  Ensure students in photos have signed media/photo releases. 

  • Use the grant for the purposes intended.
  • Agree to share successful procedures in staff development sessions or with other schools.
  • Complete the Educator Initiative Evaluation by June 30, 2020. (Recipients who do not complete the evaluation will be ineligible to apply for the next cycle of Educator Initiative Grants.)
  • Coordinate a site visit, if requested, in which CCSF donors and Communications staffmay visit your school to see the grant in action and ask questions.
  • Provide appropriate detail for itemized costs along with any additional funding sources.
  • Ensure students in photos supplied to the Foundation have a signed media/photo release.
  • All materials received through an Educator Initiative Grant must stay within the Cherry Creek School District and used for the students. If a recipient leaves CCSD or moves to a non-instructional position, the materials will remain with the school. If a recipient remains in an instructional position but moves positions within the school or wihtin the CCSD, the materials received through the EIG will stay with the recipient.
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