Grant Eligibility   Grants are limited to Wylie Independent School District full time teachers.  Applicants may apply individually or as a grade-level or subject matter team.  In the event of team projects, a Team Coordinator must be designated to assume overall administrative responsibility for the project and all related correspondence will be so directed.  All projects must offer an innovative, creative approach to either an identified classroom need or special student-based project.  Teacher training or workshops beyond normal CE requirements will be considered.  Field trips will be considered.  Grant applications requesting $100 – $1000 per teacher per funding cycle will be considered.

Grant Guidelines 

  1. Grants are intended to fund the purchase of materials and/or equipment or expenses associated with the development or improvement of educational programs within the school district.
    1. If funded, grant equipment, materials, ideas, become the property of the Wylie Independent School District, not the individual or team applicant.
    2. If technology and related items are requested, they must be purchased under advisement of the Wylie Independent School District Technology Department.
  2. Grant requests may not exceed $1,000 per teacher; applicants whose project exceeds $1,000 must secure matching funds and state source of those funds (PTO, another foundation, etc.)
  3. Building principals must approve all applications and any additional expenses incurred by the school district as a result of this project (release days to attend funded event, substitute pay, transportation, etc.)

The Wylie Bulldogs Education Foundation is a not-for-profit organization recognized as tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3). Our mission is to collect and distribute gifts to promote excellence in education to students and teachers.