Who is eligible to apply?

Individuals or teams of individuals who are involved in the instruction of students or related support services benefiting students.

  • Individual Teachers                       up to $1,000

  • Grade levels/Departments           up to $5,000

  • Entire Campus                               up to $10,000


What grant proposals are eligible for consideration?

Proposals for ideas to begin in the 2017-18 school year that fund instructional/classroom materials, parent involvement programs, or any activity or material that supports higher levels of student academic achievement. Grant applications must be complete and turned in by the deadline in order to be considered.


When will the grants be awarded?

Winners will be notified individually the last week of April, and will be celebrated in high style at the End of Year Convocation on June 1, 2017. Materials may be ordered upon notification.


Toss your hat into the ring


Step 1: Download the pdf below to your computer and save it – otherwise all of your hard work will be lost.

Step 2: After saving the form, complete it, print it, and get your campus principal and other applicable directors to autograph your Great Idea.

Step 3: Submit the application to Cassie Gregory at the COCISD administration building in one of three ways:


  •      Send the completed application via interoffice mail


  •      Deliver it in person!


Don’t walk the tight rope


Applications must arrive at the administration office no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, April 7th.


Late arrivals will be fed to the lions!