SEED Grants

SEED Grants

Teachers must continuously enhance their professional development to prepare students for jobs that do not yet exist, for technologies that have not yet been invented, and to solve problems we do not yet know are problems. SEED grants provide employees of Spotsylvania County Public School up to $500 for an activity that enhances professional growth. The grant provides financial assistance for the following professional development that include but are not limited to:

2022 SEED Grants will open in October.

Apply For A SEED Grant

The Spotsylvania Education Foundation accepts SEED grant applications once a year, typically in October. Once the application period closes, complete application packages are reviewed by the Grants Committee.  Recommended grants are presented to the SEF Board of Directors for final approval. Grant awards will be announced in December.

Grant Guidelines

Any Spotsylvania County Public School employee may apply.

Applicants may request funding up to $500.

Professional Development activities must meet the following criteria:

Complete application packages must be electronically received at the email address specified on the application instructions by the announced due date and time.

All required components of the application must be included and legible (see yearly application for specific requirements). Only complete application packages will be forwarded to the review committee.

SEED Grants are competitive. The Grants Committee will review each proposal carefully to determine allocation of available funds. Specific selection criteria are covered in the grant application. Each proposal will be judged on its merits; funding (if any) will be awarded based on that review.

Grant funds will be directly dispersed to applicant. Any portion of the grant not expended must be returned to the Spotsylvania Education Foundation.

2022 SEED Grant Application will be available in October.

The following 2021 forms will inform potential applicants of the type of information that will be required.

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