Apply Online

You can now apply online. Submit by September 1, November 1, February 1, or April 1. Applications will be reviewed by the Board of Directors four times per year. You also click here to download the application as a Word document.

Grant Criteria

Grants are awarded based on availability of funds and meeting the criteria below.

  • Bedford County Public School Teachers may submit an application for funds to support educational enrichment programs and resources in their classrooms. Requests for technology equipment must meet BCPS guidelines. Grants are not given for furniture, parties or items funded by current school budget.

  • Applications are reviewed with the following criteria in mind: prospects for success; number of students/schools who will benefit; clear objectives, a timeline, and a way to evaluate success; ability to be replicated by other classes/schools; realistic cost; uniqueness/innovativeness with sound academic principles in a recognized field of study; benefit teacher quality; encouraged community involvement; and positive exposure for the Foundation.

  • Photo Release: Your application grants permission to the Foundation to use your photograph in any fundraising or informational materials.

Summary of Program Outcomes Report

All grant recipients are required to submit a Summary of Program Outcomes Report Form upon completion of their project. 

Click here to download the Report Form as a Word document.