CUMBERLAND COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION, INC.
2017 - 2018 Academic Year Grant Program

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


www.ccpsfinc.org
or www.cucps.k12.va.us and click on Quick Links - and CCPS Foundation


GRANT COMMITTEE:


Jeffrey Dingeldein, Principal-Middle School
Ginny Gills, Principal-Elementary School
Jeffery Scales, Principal-High School
Cliff White, Board Member
Ernestine Sharpe, Board Member
Van Petty - Chairman


The following questions and answers will explain the 2017 – 2018 Grant Program.



HOW MUCH IS AVAILABLE FOR GRANTS?
$5,000.00

HOW WILL $5,000.00 BE ALLOCATED?
To one recipient or to several based on the quality of the Grant request

AM I LIMITED TO THE TYPE OF PROJECT I SUBMIT?
All projects must focus on academic, college/vocational prep

WHERE CAN I GET GRANT INFORMATION?
Click on GRANTS to view Grant Guidelines

HOW DO I APPLY?
Online only
Click FORMS
Complete the Application, print a copy for your files and submit

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS?
None. Once you complete the online Application and submit, the Application will be sent to your Principal for review.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION?
Teachers, Administrators, and last year’s Grant winners who submitted an ONLINE GRANT EVALUATION by March 1, 2017

WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION?
3:00 PM, Monday, March 10, 2017

WHEN WILL I KNOW IF I WON?
Winners will be recognized at individual school Awards Programs and posted on the Foundation’s website

MAY ONE PERSON WIN MORE THAN ONE GRANT?
Yes, each Grant request is judged blindly on its own merits

WHEN WILL FUNDS BE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE GRANT MATERIALS?
By July 31 to the appropriate school

ONCE AWARDED, MAY GRANT FUNDS BE USED FOR A DIFFERENT PURPOSE?
No. If the Project is no longer valid, funds will revert back to the Foundation

WHAT HAPPENS IF I DO NOT SPEND ALL THE GRANT FUNDS?
Funds not spent by March 10, 2017 will revert back to the Foundation

WHO \"OWNS\" MATERIALS PURCHASED WITH GRANT FUNDS?
Cumberland County Public Schools

WHAT IF I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS? Contact Van Petty or your Principal
Contact Van Petty or your Principal

GOOD LUCK!
Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation Grant Committee