Grant Application Process

  1. Complete grant request.
  2. A school Administrator must sign and approve the application. Original signatures are required by our auditors.
  3. Check all pricing with appropriate department head or administrator (i.e. technology director) for accurate estimates itemized on your grant application.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  4. Forward to:    Karen Lawrence
                            389 St. Clair Ave.
                            Grosse Pointe, MI 48230
  5. The application will then be sent to the GPFPE grant chairperson and the GPPSS Superintendent to determine if it is consistent with the District’s Strategic Plan.
  6. You will be notified by the GPFPE if the grant is not consistent with the schools system's strategic plan and therefore is declined. If consistent with the strategic plan, your grant request will then be reviewed by the GPFPE Grant Committee for consideration.
  7. As part of the GPFPE Grant Committee review, you may be asked to participate in an interview or informal Q&A of your proposed grant request.

  8. You will be notified in writing from the GPFPE (within 90 days of submission deadline) if your grant request is approved, decline, deferred, or on hold for further information.                                                                                                                                                                                                           
    If approved by the GPFPE grant committee:                                                                                                                                                                                
  9. Your grant will need to be accepted by the Grosse Pointe Board of Education at a regular monthly board meeting. The GPFPE will notify you of the specific board meeting and invite your attendance for acknowledgement .
  10. You will need to submit a final report form, which is due within 30 days of grant project completion or an annual update for ongoing grants.
  11. Visits to the classroom by members of the GPFPE Board to observe your grant project in action as well as photos and testimonials are encouraged once the grant project is underway.
  12. Recipients will be expected to work with the GPFPE for possible media coverage and publicity.

Grant Application

Click here for an Online Grant Application form.


Click here for a printable Grant Application form in PDF format.