Teacher Grants

The Foundation for FCPS funds innovative teacher grants that bring creativity and engagement into the classroom. 

2022-2023 Teacher Grants

We believe the future is in your classroom today!  Educate Fairfax is committed to ensuring that future is bright one through our annual Teacher Grant program.

Here's what you need to know about the 2022-2023 Grant Cycle:

We are returning our focus to workforce development and career readiness skills in K-12.

We're looking for grant proposals that are age-appropriate, creative, innovative and inspiring.

  • August 22, 2022: The online grant portal will open with the return to school.
  • September 16, 2022:  Grant portal closes
  • October 17, 2022: Grant recipients will be notified
  • Nov 1-2, 2022: funds dispersed to schools.
  • May 31, 2023: Final grant reports due or funds must be returned to Educate Fairfax

Even a pandemic couldn't stop the magic of our grants in action!

For the 2021-2022 school year, Educate Fairfax provided $96,000 in grant awards to support 73 educators in three areas: continuity of learning, building or recovery of math and literacy skills, or social-emotional learning. 

In the first three years of the program, a total of 146 grants have been awarded, impacting more than 53,000 FCPS students. 

West Springfield HS garden project

Forestdale students learn about water ecology

Beech Tree students user the Maker Space to make things happen!

Marshall Academy students visit the FAA command center

West Springfield's coffee cart spreads school spirit with a side of caffeine

Stenwood students enjoy their Maker Space

Hayfield students refurbish computers for Wounded Warriors at Fort Belvoir

Robinson students explore career paths at VDOT

2021-22 Grant Recipients

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