Grants and Scholarships 2017-09-07T10:01:18+00:00

Community Partnership Grant Proposal Request

This program supports grants that enhance learning through community partnerships and targeted funding opportunities that extend CEF’s efforts in art, music, technology and other vital areas to bolster educational support services and enrich educational programming. The Foundation aims to fund proposals that develop and sustain valuable links with nonprofit organizations that share our commitment to support CUSD students and families.

CEF invites grant applications from nonprofit organizations with proof of 501(c)(3) status that have filed no less than two years of IRS 990 tax forms. The applicant must have a presence in southern CA, and should demonstrate service to members of the Claremont community.

Read the linked PDF for all guideline details of the Community Partnership Grant Application.

Teacher Innovation Grant Guidelines and Application

The focus of these grants is enhancing access to creative, project-based learning for CUSD students. Projects may align with CEF’s traditional areas of focus (art, music and technology) or explore other subject areas (humanities, sciences, etc). Teachers may apply individually; groups of teachers may submit a proposal together for a collaborative school-site or grade-level project; or principals may submit a proposal for a school-wide project. Partnerships with community groups on projects that hold promise for enhancing learning in CUSD are welcome.

Read the linked PDF for all guideline and application details of the Teacher Innovation Grant.

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Past Grant Highlights

Video of the Makerspace program at Sycamore.

Math games that can be played at home are taught to families.

Claremont Heritage 3rd grade history project included a bus tour around Claremont with stops at three historic locations.

Students, siblings and parents played literacy games, and everyone learned about the exciting programs at the library this summer.

Inland Valley Repertory Theater teaching artist Max Herzfeld and some of the students playing a focus warmup game.

Claremont Heritage 3rd grade history project included an exhibit of student artwork held in the Ginger Elliott Exhibit Center in Memorial Park.