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.

Contact the foundation’s executive director, Lisa Sisinni at 952-975-7205 or lsisinni@foundationforepschools.org for more information.

 

Community Grants Information & Application

2020 Application FEPS Community Partnership Grant.pdf

Deadline for submission is November 1, 2020.  Grants will be awarded by December 31, 2020 and need to be spent by June 30, 2021.

 

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.