Planned grants are awarded twice a year. The October grant application period is to support projects for upcoming winter and spring, and the April application period is to support summer and fall initiatives.
COVID-19 Update: In light of the current situation and demands on educators, the 2020 Spring Planned Grant Application period is tentatively moved to June, when hopefully things will be returning to normal and educators will have time to reflect on potential projects for next fall. However, we will continue to accept Opportunity Grant applications for more pressing needs, including COVID-19 related efforts.
Eligible applicants are local units of governments, state agencies, colleges and universities, school districts, cooperative educational agency, tribal units of government, and private nonprofit organizations. Grants are only awarded to proposals that are located within the geographic boundaries of the school district of Ashland, Wisconsin.
Priority is given to proposals that:
The following are representative, but not exclusive, examples of proposal ideas which could be considered for grants from the Ashland Education Fund: