INNOVATIVE CLASSROOM TEACHING GRANTS
Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation is proud to support outstanding educators in the quest for excellence in our classrooms.
Through Teacher/Classroom Grants, the Foundation is encouraging educators to devise innovative and exciting educational programs for their students that enhance the learning environment and inspire students to greater achievement and success.
Teachers, principals, school administrators, social workers, counselors, ancillary staff can apply for grants through an on-line portal in Fluid Review that benefit individual classrooms, or their entire school community.
Grants fall under many categories such as Agriculture/Horticulture, the Arts, Literacy, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Student-centered technology and Educational Field Trips.
The Foundation has awarded more than $350,000 in teacher grants since the programs inception and is committed to continue pursuing additional funding to grow the program by 10% annually.
HOW IT WORKS
$815.77 for e-books to Engage students in the
virtual library to build their love of Reading 300 Students Impacted
$499.99 to purchase a Hologram Projector to
increase Engagement in Social Studies Curriculum
50 Students Impacted
$999.75 For Materials to support an After
School Reading Intervention Program for 3rd – 5th graders
.20 - 80 Students Impacted
Includes a Parental Involvement
$553.64 to purchase Books for a Calming Place – Student Re-Focus Area
$994.36 for Raised Garden Beds & worm bins
Partnership with Centennial HS FFA Students
287 Students Impacted
$999.38 for Fabric and Sewing Notions Will create & Gift Stockings with
personal Hygiene Items to those in need
101 Students Impacted
Valley View Elementary
$7903.94 for Materials, Tools and Sensory soothing Toys and ITEMS to
help medically fragile students who require full support
throughout the day decrease anxiety and Outbursts while increasing
focus and Self Regulation.
20+ Students Impacted
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are encouraged from all disciplines. However, science, literacy and mathematics are encouraged. Any LCPS educator that works with students on a daily basis may apply. This includes teachers of all disciplines, social workers, counselors, librarians, ancillary personnel, and administrators.
Grant Funds are approved for: Classroom/school projects, classroom materials, student-centered technology, and educational field trips.
Grant Funds will not be considered for: Professional development projects, salaries or stipends, printers and ink cartridges, technology for staff, educator travel expenses.
The maximum award is up to but not to exceed $1000.00. A picture of the teacher must accompany the application at time of submittal of the application.
The maximum award is up to but not to exceed $5000.00. A picture of the group must accompany the application at time of submittal of application. The applications should be submitted under one lead educator’s name with all other members listed. Group grants must include at least 2 or more people.