Community Grants

The Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools welcomes partnerships with other Eden Prairie community- based organizations related to student achievement and engagement. The Foundation has grant funds available to support those organizations that tie with our mission to “support and enhance the legacy of excellence in Eden Prairie Public Schools.”

The grant proposal should meet the following criteria:

  • Has significant positive impact on student academic achievement, engagement and/or promotes racial equity
  • Impacts a significant number of students and/or impacts a small number of students in a significant way over time
  • Inspiring and visible
  • Tied to a specific learning goal, curriculum or school program
  • Potentially duplicatable by other classrooms or sites
  • Consistent with both the Foundation’s mission and the District’s strategic plans

Applicant must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and be able to provide documentation.

Grant amounts cannot exceed $5,000 for a single organization and typically range between $1,000 and $5,000.

 

Community Grants Information & Application

2021 FEPS Community Partnership Grant Application

The application period is October 1, 2021 through November 1, 2021.  Deadline for submission is 5:00 PM on Monday, November 1, 2021.  Grants will be awarded by December 31, 2021 and need to be spent by June 30, 2022.

Questions can be directed to:
llindner@foundationforepschools.org  |  ldayton@foundationforepschools.org

Completed applications can be submitted to: lsisinni@foundationforepschools.org

 

2020 Community Grant Partners:
Eden Prairie Noon Rotary – My Book Day
Eden Prairie Schools’ Early Childhood Program – READY! for Kindergarten
MoveFwd – Youth counseling program
TreeHouse – Tutoring
YMCA Neighborhood Center Briarhill Apartments – Tutoring

2019 Community Grant Partners:
Eden Prairie Noon Rotary – My Book Day
PROP Food Shelf – School supplies
Eden Prairie Schools’ Early Childhood Program – READY! for Kindergarten
CounterAct – Drug and alcohol prevention program
MoveFwd – Youth counseling program
TreeHouse – Teen peer community support and development

2019 Community Grant Results

2018 Community Grant Partners:
Eden Prairie Noon Rotary – My Book Day
PROP Food Shelf – School supplies
Eden Prairie Schools’ Early Childhood Program – READY! for Kindergarten

2018 Community Grant Results

2017 Community Grant Partners:
Eden Prairie Noon Rotary – My Book Day
PROP Food Shelf – School supplies
Park Nicollet – Growing Through Grief Program at Eden Prairie High School

2016 Community Grant Partners:
Eden Prairie Noon Rotary – My Book Day
PROP Food Shelf – School supplies
Police Crime Fund – CounterAct

2015 Community Grant Partners:
Eden Prairie Noon Rotary – My Book Day
PROP Food Shelf – School supplies

Thank You For Your Support!

It’s because of you, our donors and partners, that we can support Eden Prairie students.