APPLICATION information + Process

  • The SEF grant application process is open to all SPS Teachers and Administrators, as well as representatives of tax-exempt, Scituate-based community groups that present a compelling, education-focused proposal. Organizations that are not a part of Scituate Public Schools must have all necessary documentation to demonstrate 501(c)3 tax-exempt status, including a current board of directors and signed by-laws. These documents do not need to be included as part of an application but may be requested by SEF.

  • This application is available online from March 1 - 31, 2017 and must be completed by 11:59 PM on March 31, 2017. After that time it will become inaccessible online.   The online application must be completed in one sitting and can not be saved. A PDF of the application is available to use as a working document to draft your application.You may print the application as a working document here.

  • Grant applications are welcome in all academic areas, all art disciplines, including but not limited to visual arts, music, and physical/health/wellness education, and guidance.

  • SPS-based applications must be for initiatives that are outside of the district’s current and planned operating budgets.

  • Proposals must seek funding to cover a period of time not greater than one year. Multi-year projects require re-application each year.

  • Technology requests must include a detailed implementation plan and assurance of compatibility within district. Technology purchases from SEF funds are for use of the applicant(s) during the award year and become the property of SPS or the sponsoring organization thereafter.

  • Applications may not request funding for teacher salaries or bonuses.

  • Applicants are invited to learn more about SEF’s grant review process and rubric here.


    Please note: the online application must be completed in one sitting. Once it is started you will not be able to save your entries. thank you!

    Instructions: please complete the following fields. If you have supplemental documents, please send them as an attachment to
    Primary Contact Phone *
    Primary Contact Phone
    Date Submitted *
    Date Submitted
    For SPS Teacher Applicants, have you discussed this proposal with your school Principal or Department Head? For non-SPS Applicants, have you discussed this proposal with your organization’s President or other Board of Directors member? *
    Instructions: please complete the following fields.
    Please limit your response to approximately 500 words. If your application includes a technology purchase, please include)
    6. Please describe how your proposal meets any of the following criteria.
    Please address only those that apply to your proposal and limit each response to one paragraph. Criteria are intentionally widely varied and not all will apply to all proposals.
    Agreement *
    Please read and then check the statement in agreement.