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 (Registered Projects Only) – Deadline: February 16, 2018 (Applications must be submitted through online platform)


Download Application InstructionsClick Here to Apply

Grant Reviewers Invited:  If you would like to help the Board of Education select Innovation Grant Projects for funding, please complete and return the
Evaluator Commitment Form
to the office of Community Engagement.

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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