Foundation Grant Process
The Rochester Community Schools Foundation was established to provide funding for the enhancement of educational opportunities for all students who attend Rochester Community Schools. The Foundation seeks charitable contributions from individuals, groups, organizations and corporations to strengthen academic programs, the arts and athletics.
Teachers and administrators are encouraged to seek funding for programs by completing the Funding Request Form. Proposals for funding will be reviewed by the Grant Review Committee in September, November, and February. To be considered for funding in October, December and/or March, grant applications must be submitted on the second Friday in September, November and/or February.
After review, the committee will make recommendations for approval of funding at the Rochester Community Schools Foundation Board of Directors meeting. The Grant Review Committee takes into account the following criteria when considering funding each proposal:
Submission Deadlines: second Friday in Sept, Nov and/or Feb
Project Funded: October, December and/or March
In 2021-2022, $53,184 was awarded to the following schools:
- 2019-2020: $36,524
- 2018-2019: $11,615
- 2017-2018: $24,891
- 2016-2017: $25,198
- 2015-2016: $10,501