We offer Adult Educator, Community and Student Grants to Georgetown Residents…

DEADLINE: Applications are currently being considered on a rolling basis.

EXAMPLES: To see examples of the grants GIEF has awarded in the past, go to our PAST GRANTS page.

QUESTION: If you have any grant-related questions, please contact grants@giefme.org.


    • Open to any Georgetown Central School staff person
    • Grant ideas must support, enrich, and enhance Georgetown students
    • Awards are up to $1000


    • Open to any adult/organization
    • Grant idea must support, enrich, and enhance Georgetown students
    • Awards are up to $1000


Student Grants are awarded base on grade level. Any student who is a resident of Georgetown may apply. We offer the following student grants:

  • Student Grant for Grades 3rd-5th (up to $300)
  • Student Grant for Grades 6th-8th (up to $500)
  • High-School Student Grant – Directed Learning (up to $1000)
  • High-School Student Grant – Self-Directed Learning (up to $500)


Directed Learning grants require that at least 50% of funds are used towards instruction.

Self-Directed Learning grants can be used exclusively towards equipment/supplies/materials that are intended for use in combination with self-directed instruction.

Grant Reporting

All grant recipients are accountable for demonstrating the successful completion of their project or program and for documenting the student learning experience. This can be done in any format: web-based, in-person, in print, or other. Depending upon the project, the Foundation will tell the grantee when an accountability statement is due.

Handling Funds

When an application is funded, funds will be sent directly to the educational program and/or supplier whenever possible. In the case of teacher-applicants, funds may be deposited into a program account. It is the responsibility of the applicant to keep an accurate accounting of funds spent. This accounting will be given to the Foundation by the end of the school year.