January 6, 2020 OEF Grant Application available online
February 28, 2020 Grant Application due
April 3, 2020 Grants awarded
May 1, 2020 Grant money available
May 2020 Grantee reception
November 1, 2020 Deadline for spending
OUSD Students may request up to $500.
Individual OUSD employees may request up to $1,000.
Joint OUSD employee proposals may request up to $3,500.
Matching funds from PTA/PTO or other organizations are encouraged.
Funding requests after November 1, 2021 will not be accepted. OEF grants are non-transferable. Only the named grantee is eligible to receive funding.
Application process in 2020-21 school year
OEF is seeking proposals for educational projects that demonstrate the powerful and positive impact of public education. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit proposals that are in alignment with OUSD Priority Areas:
1) Environmental Stewardship and Regeneration
2) Creativity and Arts
3) Wellness-including mental, physical, and emotional health
4) Cultivating a Culture of Inclusivity.
OUSD students may apply for grants of up to $500 to support their academic endeavors. Student Grants can be used for attending performances, training or classes, senior projects, student clubs, special field trips, service projects for the community or schools, or an enhancement to a class or school.
OUSD Employees may apply for grants that support an innovative classroom initiative or curriculum, or addresses a major need at a school site, across a grade level, or in a specific academic area.
Please fill out the OUSD form before completing the grant application! This has been emailed to you by OUSD Administration.