Welcome to the Lexington School District Two Grants Page BEFORE YOU APPLY FOR ANY GRANTS - It's very important that you visit the Grant Process page on the Business Department page to review the grant application process guidelines for Lexington School District Two and download the grant cover sheet (application approval form). We encourage our stakeholders to seek grant opportunities. Please remember, if a grant is successfully awarded you must ensure funds are fully utilized during the grant period. The following are links to grant programs for schools and teachers. Don't forget to check out the grant list and forms at the bottom of the page.
Click on each link to explore the grant opportunities available from each program.
- Strong Schools Grant Program - The purpose of the Colonial Life Strong Schools Grant Program is to provide educators in Lexington County School District Two an opportunity to receive financial support for effective and creative initiatives to enhance the learning experience that would otherwise be unavailable through the school budget. Mini-grants will be awarded for up to $1,000 for innovative classroom projects and lessons with a focus on the Three Domains outlined in the Profile of the SC Graduate. All certified staff for grades CD-4-12 are eligible to apply. Project implementation and completion must occur before June 8, 2018.
- Caterpillar Foundation - Early Childhood, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, Mentoring & Leadership, Workforce Readiness
- Corning Incorporated - Community service for students, curriculum enrichment, instructional technology projects
- Innovation Challenge Grants - offered by the SC Department of Commerce and Innovation...high-dollar grants for projects supporting the South Carolina Innovation Plan
- Mary Pope Osborne - USA Title 1 1st thru 5th grades, The Magic Treehouse books / workbooks (4 titles and 4 workbooks per grade level)
- RGK Foundation - Focus on formal K-12 programs, especially STEM, teacher development, and literacy
- Shell Oil Foundation - "Shell supports a variety of educational initiatives that improve student performance, encourage diversity and benefit our nation’s future competitiveness."
- The Walmart Foundation - Education: underserved 12-25 yrs old, re-engage drop-outs, improve retention rates of first-generation college students, support teachers, promote adolescent literacy. Workforce Development: job readiness, skills training for current low-mod. skills, ELL, adult ed.
Grant Applications and Forms
The file cabinet below contains actual grant applications and forms available for download from additional grant opportunities.