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Important 2017 Cycle Dates:

  • February 27, 2017: Application opens (scroll down to download)
  • March 30, 2017 @ 4- 5:30 pm:  Grantwriting Training #1 at AISD Office of Innovation & Development (CAC- 1111 W. 6th St., Suite D-300)
  • April 3, 2017 @ 4-5:30 pm:  Grantwriting Training #2 at Padron Elementary (2011 W. Rundberg Lane, Room E3)
  • April 3, 2017 @ 5 pm:  Rough draft deadline
  • April 6, 2017 @ 5 pm:  FINAL application deadline
  • Late May 2017: Applicants notified of status
  • August 2017- May 2018: Project implementation timeline
  • May 18, 2018: Project evaluation due to Austin Ed Fund


Please RSVP to Caroline at to attend a grantwriting training.  You are welcome to attend even if you cannot attend the full 90 minutes.  We strongly encourage submitting a rough draft for staff feedback by April 3.  You can also download the Grantwriting Powerpoint and a Sample Application from a previous recipient here:

Innovation Grants training Spring 2017

Innovation Grants Sample Application



Contact: Caroline Newman Phillips
Austin Ed Fund Coordinator



Download application here:

2017 Innovation Grants Application
Please download and save the application to your desktop BEFORE you type in any content.  Also remember to save the PDF with your content each time you revise and prior to uploading the final version.  Please do NOT mention the specific name of your campus or teachers after page one of the application.


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