2019-2020 Mini Grant Process and Application

B.V.A.P.T Mission Statement:

The mission of the BVAPT is to provide community-building events, enhance educational, classroom and extracurricular programs for the benefit of students, teachers and school staff, and raise funds to make this possible.

PURPOSE: The purposes of these grants are to supply funds to encourage imaginative and creative teaching in accordance to the BVAPT mission.

WHO SHOULD APPLY: All classroom teachers of Bennett Valley School District are eligible.

SIZE OF GRANTS:  We will try to benefit as many students as possible. Typical grants will be dependent on annual BVAPT budget.

·      Proposals should be creative, innovative, directly benefit students and match with BVAPT mission.
·      No portion of grant monies can be used to supplement salaries for currently contractually employed Teachers/Aides/Specialists.
·      No portion of grant monies can draw funds from existing line item(s) in BVAPT budget.
·      Projects may begin anytime after notification of awards and should be completed by the end of the fiscal school year of year applied and awarded.

1.     Please submit the proposal via the button below.
2.     Strawberry/Yulupa Administration will review the proposals first. After administration review, the BVAPT Board will select grant awardees in accordance with the specified funding criteria and available funds.
·      These are one-time grants, (teachers will need to apply each year or semester)
·      Teachers are allowed to combo/lump multiple grant proposals together (for example, “1st grade mini-grant proposal”)
·      Teachers are authorized to receive multiple grants within one fiscal school year.

EVALUATION: A post-project review form will be provided once the grant is approved.

·      Applications due:       FEBRURAY 28TH 2020
·      Notification of awards by:    MARCH 13TH 2020

1. Receive invoice from your vendor
2. Contact Administrative Assistant (for 2020: Debbie) at the BVUSD District Office for payment
3. BVAPT will reimburse BVUSD

If you have any questions, please e-mail Nathan Murray at grants@bvapt.org.

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