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Applications for the 2023-24 school year will open on March 1, 2023. Click below to see this year’s grant winners. 


The Springfield Education Foundation awards grants annually to provide enriching learning opportunities for students attending Springfield Public Schools. Please read the instructions for each individual grant for more information on each opportunity. Grant applications due in the Spring are intended for implementation in the following academic year.

If you have received an SEF Grant, and have any questions about how to access your grant funds, please speak with the secretary at your school. If you have any further questions, please email info@SpringfieldEducationFoundation.org.

Grants Available


Individuals or Springfield Public Schools staff teams involved in the instruction of students or related support services are eligible to apply.


March 1

April 25


June 30

Grant applications open

Grant applications due by midnight

SEF Grant Tour to surprise recipients, grant funds available (access through your school’s secretary)

Grant evaluations due for grants awarded in the previous Spring 

Grant Writing Tips

Grant Writing Workshop Presentation

This PowerPoint workshop is intended to prepare educators to submit grant applications. Seasoned and novice grant writers are encouraged to view the workshop slides. Please see this page if you’d like to view the workshop content without downloading the PowerPoint.

Please email info@springfieldeducationfoundation.org with any questions.

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