Grants are awarded in two categories:
Mini GrantsMini Grants are funded by NHEF and awarded to educators for enrichment projects and associated materials. Mini grants are typically in the amount of $500.00 or less.
Excellence GrantsExcellence Grants are funded by NHEF and awarded for innovative programs that support multidisciplinary projects, technology, arts, and/or collaborative grade level, school level, and community enrichment projects. This category also includes “professional-in-residence” programs that bring skilled artisans or experts into the classroom.
Deadlines & Notification
Applications for Grants will be accepted anytime within these sessions:
Session 1: Mini Grants ~ August 15 – October 1Session 2: Excellence Grants ~ February 15 – May 1
NHEF will notify grant applicants of its decision via letter. Session 1 notification will occur no later than November 1 – Grant funds to be used within the current school year. Session 2 notification will occur no later than June 1 – Grant funds to be used during the following school year.