The Morris Educational Foundation funds projects in the ten Morris School District schools that create new models for learning, enrich the curriculum, promote self-esteem, enhance and expand enrichment opportunities, help teachers grow professionally, and directly involve as many students as possible. Our goal is to ensure the highest level of educational innovation to support students and staff in a partnership of lifelong learning.
We want your grant application process to be seamless. Before you begin filling out the grant application below, we encourage you to review these helpful tips.
We are happy to help you navigate through our grant application process. If you have an innovative and creative idea, we encourage you to contact the Grants Committee Chair Ann Rhines at 973-539-3587 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Share your idea with your Principal and Supervisor
We require principal or supervisor approval before we can proceed with the grant review process. When your application is submitted, we will verify approval.
Speak with the Morris School District Director of Technology
If your grant idea includes technology or electronics, Morris School District Director of Technology approval is required before we can proceed with the grant review process. When your application is submitted, we will verify approval.
This application requires detailed information about your project including a description, correlation to Core Curriculum Standards, and an itemized budget. Supplemental content can be uploaded in the "Additional Information" section below.
Check Your Timing
Grants are awarded 5 times throughout the school year, in September, November, January, March, and May. To guarantee review during a specific month, applications must be received by the end of the previous month. If approved by the MEF board, the grant is presented to the Morris School District Board of Education for approval at their next scheduled meeting. The calendar of Board of Education meetings is posted on the Morris School District website.