Board Innovation Grants

Got a creative idea?  Need funding for it?  Apply now!

San Bernardino City Unified School District awards grants to support innovative initiatives that align with the Community Engagement Plan and hold promise for positively impacting one or more of the District's Key Performance Indicators. 

District employees may submit applications for grant funding between $5,000 and $200,000 to try a new teaching method, introduce new technology, expand a best practice to a new location, offer a unique experience for students, implement a creative idea to engage the community, or explore another innovation. In April 2018, SBCUSD will award up to $1.5 million in Board Innovation Grants.

To apply, you must: 

  1. Be a district employee (use district email and password to register and apply).
  2. Have an good idea for a project that aligns with the Community Engagement Plan to improve a Key Performance Indicator of our district.
  3. Get approval of a site leader or district director where your project will occur.
  4. Register – Deadline: February 1, 2018 (only registered projects will be considered). 
  5. Apply – Deadline: February 16, 2018 (applications must be submitted through online platform)


Download Application InstructionsClick Here to Register to ApplyClick Here to Apply

Board Innovtion Grant Application Skills Workshops will be held on
Wednesdays,  January 10, January 17, and January 24 at 3pm
and Thursdays, January 18, and January 25 at 4pm in the BOE Community Room.   
Plan to attend if you would like additional insights and instructions to support your application.

vation Grant Resources: 

• Review the Community Engagement Plan
Download District Key Performance Indicators 
Download Official Grant Application Instructions
Download Official Grant Application Site Approval Form
Download Official Grant Application Budget Form
Download Grant Application Review Rubric
Download Grant Award Guidelines
• Download Grant Award Acceptance Form
Download Grant Project Status Report Form
• Download Grant Award Modification Form


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