The 2018 PEF Summer Innovation Grants for Teachers Program is designed to support teachers who want to work alone or in groups over the summer months in order to explore and advance new ideas or approaches to student learning. Summer Innovation Grants for Teachers seek to support teacher time (only) and work that would not otherwise be funded in the PPS Annual Budget.

Complete the online application no later than 5:00pm on Friday, April 27th. Grant applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Please be sure to read the Grant Guidance (PDF linked below) very carefully.

Only one application per school will be considered.

Call or email Kate Snyder, PEF Executive Director with questions: 207-842-4658 or kate.snyder@pefmaine.org.

Applications Available: April 2
Applications Due: April 27
Decisions Posted: May 7

PEF Summer Innovation Grants for Teachers (2018)

The PEF Summer Innovation Grants for Teachers Program is designed to support teachers who want to work alone or in groups over the summer months in order to explore and advance new ideas or approaches to student learning. Summer Innovation Grants for Teachers seek to support time and work that would not otherwise be funded in the PPS Annual Budget.
  • Part 1

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  • Please enter a value greater than or equal to 1.
  • If your proposed work will focus mostly on one subject area, please indicate that here.
  • Part 2 - Proposal Description

  • Part 3 - Budget

    Important: PEF will fund staff time only. Use $30/hour as the figure to pay for teacher time. Please provide total amount requested, along with staff names and number of hours per person proposed. ALL fields must be filled in for the application to be considered complete. Proposal Expenses must equal Proposal Revenues. Please be sure to check that your proposal budget balances.
  • Expenses - Only Staff Time will be covered by this grant. Please use $30/Hr. Materials will not be covered by this grant. Make sure that Expenses equal Revenues. Please omit dollar signs ($).
  • Please enter a value between 0 and 15000.
  • Part 4 - Signatures

  • I have read and hereby acknowledge and agree to abide by all grant guidelines. Electronic signatures are acceptable. To sign please type your full name.
  • PEF requires that your school's Community Coordinator is aware of, and in support of your grant application. By typing their name in this field you acknowledge that they are aware and supportive of your application.
  • PEF requires that your school's principal is aware of, and in support of your grant application. By typing their name in this field you acknowledge that they are aware and supportive of your application.