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Type of grants

Grants are awarded in two categories:

Mini Grants

Mini 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 Grants

Excellence 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. 

Grant Application
Grant Application


Grant Procedures
Grant Procedures


Deadlines & Notification


Applications for Grants will be accepted anytime within these dates:

~ September 1 – October 31



NHEF will notify grant applicants of its decision via letter by November 30th – Grant funds to be used within the current school year.