These grants encourage innovative ideas that advance equity and enhance students’ experiences in their school communities.

CPSF has awarded
more than $800,000
through this program.


IMAGINE: Innovation, comMunity, Action, chanGe, Inclusivity, collaboratioN, Engagement!

Formerly called Learning Enrichment Grants, this application is available in late summer and early fall each year. Requests may range from $500-$5,000. Any employee of the school district may apply, but proposals must receive approval by a school administrator prior to submission. Proposals must include a project description and budget for funds requested from CPSF.

Successful proposals typically entail:

  • Innovative initiatives, programs, projects and activities
  • Specialty equipment, books, field trips, food, and professional development to support the above

Priority will be given to requests that accomplish one or more of the following:

  • Collaboration across classrooms and/or schools
  • Promise for building community and promoting academic rigor and engagement
  • Advancement of equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Alignment with board goals 1-4: Student achievement, equitable systems, real-world learning, and health and wellness.
  • Promise for replication

Deadline for application: October 1. Funding decisions will be announced by early December.

Are you a current grant recipient? Download and submit the IMAGINE Grant Final Report Form due by June 1.

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