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GRANT PROGRAMS

​29 GRANTS TOTALING $25, 000 WERE AWARDED IN 2018


EVERY CAMPUS IN THE DISTRICT HAD AT LEAST 1 GRANT RECIPIENT


20, $100 GRANTS AWARDED TO NEW 1ST YEAR TEACHERS


$16, 000 AWARDED FOR DUCK BUCKS GRANTS


Gemini of Taylor donated $31K for programs in 2018 with additional funds available in coming years for continued support of the programs. ​

“Mallard Mania” Grants

  • $2,500 per grant
  • Occurs on an annual cycle
  • Scored by grant review committee
  • Based on score, can be 100%, 75% or 50% funded.


“New Teacher Welcome” Grants

  • $100 cash
  • Given to every 1st year teacher starting their teaching careers at TISD
  • No applications required – awarded to all 1st year teachers


Duck Bucks” Grants

  • Funds for less than $250
  • Occurs on a monthly cycle
  • One page online form
  • Requires approval by campus principal
  • Approved monthly by TEE Foundation E-Board


“Game Changer” Grants

  • For unique programs requiring equipment, hardware or software needs of larger monetary sums.
  • Tailored to enhance programs that will benefit local employment needs.
  • Requires approvals at TISD Chief Academic Officer level
  • Funds up to $25K per grant
  • Will partner with local businesses to raise funds specifically for these program grants