Two "How to Apply" webinars will be held to provide more information about the FEDCO Teacher Grant Program. Please use the link below to register.Note: For application-related questions, or information about the FEDCO Teacher Grant Program, please contact Peter Rivera, Senior Program Officer, or Leah Ruffin, Education Programs Assistant, at 213-413-4130 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For technical assistance, please contact a member of the Grants Management Team at 213-239-2330.
ELIGIBILITY Are private school teachers eligible to apply?
No. Private school teachers are not eligible. Are charter school teachers eligible to apply?
Yes. Charter school teachers are eligible. Are preschool teachers eligible to apply?
Yes. Preschool teachers, like other teachers, must demonstrate the strength of the learning objective as it relates to California standards for the project or the field trip. If I reside in Orange, San Diego or San Bernardino County, am I eligible to apply?
No. Please refer to the following organizations to review the eligibility guidelines and deadlines for Orange, San Diego and San Bernardino County: Orange County: Orange County Community Foundation
Applications are available in September. San Diego County: San Diego Foundation
Applications are available in September. San Bernardino County: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Applications are available in September. APPLICATION Why do you need my school’s tax ID#? How do I find my school’s tax ID?
We need to have a Federal Tax ID# (EIN) on file for every organization to which we grant, including schools. If you do not have the school EIN on hand, we suggest requesting the information from your administrator or from finance or payroll personnel who is most likely to know the number. The format looks like this: EIN: 95-3510055 (Tax ID# for California Community Foundation). Can I use a FEDCO teacher grant to pay for the transportation cost for a field trip?
Yes. Can a portion of my grant support the hiring of a substitute teacher?
No. What is the GeoCoding form?
We ask that you select from a dropdown menu the Service Planning Area (SPA) in which your school is located. To find your school's SPA, click here
. Can I submit a paper application?
No. We only accept online applications. Can I view a copy of the application?
Yes. Click here to view the application. AFTER SUBMISSION When can I expect to hear back on the decision?
September 2015. When can I expect to get the check?
September 2015. What will be required of me once I have obtained this grant?
Once you receive the grant, you will be required to submit a final report by May 30, 2016 to report on the project/field trip. Who do I contact for more questions?
If you have any questions or need additional information about the FEDCO program, please contact Peter Rivera, Senior Program Officer, or Leah Ruffin, Education Programs Associate, at (213) 413-4130, or email email@example.com
. If you need technical assistance, please contact a member of the Grants Management Team at 213-239-2330.