• Educational Initiative Grants

    Educational Initiative Grants are intended to support instructional day activities and curricular experiences not possible within the district's budgetary confines.  The grants are designed for educational enrichment opportunities that enhance quality class time.  All faculty are encouraged to submit a proposal in the spring for program implementation the following year.


    State College Area School District
    2021-22 Instructional Day Grants

    Request for Proposals

    Proposals are being accepted for endowment grants from four district funds at Centre Foundation, Inc. Grants will be for project implementation in the 2021-22 school year. The available funds are:

    • $2,489.50 from the Gerald B.M. & Sylvia Stein Educational Initiatives Fund, intended for community-oriented classroom projects

    • $2,825 from the Bill and Georgeanne Opdenhoff Memorial Educational Initiatives Fund, supporting instructional strategies to help every child find success in school

    • $6,460.79 from the Patricia L. Best Superintendent's Fund for Instructional Innovation, with an emphasis on creativity

    • $1,389.40 from the Retired Faculty Educational Initiatives


    Applications are due at the Panorama Village Administrative Center no later than May 7, 2021.

    Send completed application to:

    Kim Eastwood
    Assistant Superintendent’s Office
    State College Area School District
    240 Villa Crest Drive
    State College, PA  16801
    Email to: kae11@scasd.org

    2021-22 Application Form (Word)

    2021-22 Application Form (PDF)



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