San Bernardino City Unified School District awards grants to support innovative initiatives that align with the Community Engagement Plan and hold promise for positively impacting one or more key performance indicators. The District anticipates awarding $750,000 in grants to support projects beginning in July 2020.
The Request for Applications (RFA) contains all criteria for grant awards and instructions for applying to receive a Board Innovation Grant. This is a competitive opportunity and the number of grant awards will depend on the quality and quantity of applications received.
To download all documents and templates you will need to apply for this grant: http://www.sbcusd.com/innovation
Only District Employees may serve as the official applicant for a SBCUSD Board Innovation Grant. Community partners (i.e. nonprofit organizations) may receive funding through this program, but must work with a District Employee to apply.
All awards will be funded through an existing District School Site or Department budget and will therefore require the approval of the School Site Leader or Department Director in order to be accepted. Expenditures from grants must follow district purchasing policies and procedures.
Board Innovation Grants may be awarded in amounts up to a maximum $200,000 and may be distributed according to the following funding levels: