Request Funding


  1. Creative and innovative programs and activities that supplement and enhance the educational process are the primary focus of the foundation funding.
  2. Resource materials that support innovative programming and activities.
  3. Other funding resources should be reviewed and considered before submitting funding requests.  Foundation funding is not intended to replace usual and customary public funding of ISD 252.
  4. There are no dollar restrictions as to the amount of a request.
  5. The number of participants served and the cost per participant will be important factors when determining the value and merit of a request.

Who May Request Funds

  1. Typically, funding requests will originate from the school district's professional staff.
  2. Any citizen of ISD 252 may submit a funding request through a co-sponsoring arrangement with a school district representative.

Approval Procedures

  1. Individuals requesting funds complete a one-page funding request form and submit the request form ot the Superintendent for her review.  A copy should also be sent to the principal. (Copies of this form can be found below.)

  2. The Superintendent reviews each request to ensure compatibility with overall school district educational objectives.  All requests will be forwarded to the CFEF Program Committee.

  3. The requestor may be asked to join the Committee as they review the request at the Program Committee's monthly meeting.

  4. The Program Committee will notify the requestor as to the status of their request within one week following the monthly meeting. 

  5. The individual initiating request is asked to submit a Project Evaluation Form within two weeks of the completed project.

 CFEF Funding Request Form.pdf  Education FOUNDATION