Grant FAQs

Goal: Provide mini-grants to fund special programs, projects, items, and/or events that benefit individual classes, teachers, students, and the Janie Stark Elementary School Community.
Who Can Apply? All teachers and staff, individually or in groups
When is the Deadline? · Please apply by February 28, 2018

You will be notified whether or not your application will be approved by March 15, 2018.

How do I Apply? Review the Mini-Grant Guidelines and complete the application. Email it to Christy Peralta, PTA President, at [email protected]
Application Process? A group of volunteers from the PTA will review the applications and make the final determination on awards. The program is competitive and not all applications will be awarded funds.

If your request is denied, you may reapply.

How much can be requested? The maximum amount for any single award is $500. Requests for lower amounts are also encouraged.
What Can the Funds be Used For? Funds may be used for the materials, books, resources, fees, or services requested in your application.
Process for Receiving Funds? Awardees make their purchases, save receipts, and request reimbursement, OR a request for a check in advance from the PTA Treasurer may be made. The PTA is NOT able to provide cash up front for any purchases. For more information, please see the attached Mini-Grant Guidelines.