Mini Grants

CLOSED – Spring 2021 Mini Grant Cycle

The Mini Grant Cycle for Spring 2021 is officially closed. Winners will be announced and notified via email by March 12, 2021.

Guidelines for Applying

  • Any staff member or group of staff members may submit a mini grant proposal.
  • All projects are expected to be implemented beginning in fourth quarter, 2021.
  • The JA Foundation will accept proposals for mini grants February 1st – 26th.
  • Awards will be announced by March 12, 2021 and funds available for purchases immediately, to be utilized during fourth quarter.
  • Proposals will be screened in a blind review process by a Committee made up of of students, parents, and teachers who use the following criteria and a grant scoring rubric to determine awards:
    • What is the impact of the project? How many students will be impacted?
    • Does the proposal align with JA’s mission and vision?
    • Is the proposed project creative and innovative?
    • Is the project an extension of the normal classroom curriculum?
    • Does the project think outside the box?
    • View the scoring rubric.
  • The following awards will be made at each campus:
    • Two grants will be awarded at each traditional campus: JA Secondary, JA Elementary
    • One grant will be awarded at each homeschool campus: Summit Westminster, Summit South
    • Each grant award is for up to $500

Application Submission Process

Any staff member or group wanting to apply for a mini grant in this cycle should complete the online application form by February 26, 2021.