Delaware County Education Foundation

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    The Delaware County Intermediate Unit Education Foundation raises funds to enhance the educational experience of the more than 15,000 students served by the organization. The Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, provides funding for classroom teachers and administrators to enrich student learning through creative approaches along with innovative equipment and materials. 


    Delaware County Education Foundation Educational Grant Procedures

    Eligibility: Grant applicants MUST be employed by either the Delaware County Intermediate Unit or the Delaware County Technical Schools, as a director, supervisor or classroom professional. Applications can be received by contacting any supervisor. 

    Criteria: The Delaware County Education Foundation will consider: 

    • Proposals that positively impact student learning and promote innovation and best practices in teaching and learning.
    • Proposals for projects and programs that otherwise would not be included in a program’s budget.

    The following proposals will not be considered:

    • Proposals requesting funding for supplies and materials, such as technology, that are funded in the program’s general budget
    • Proposals requesting hardware such as PCs, laptops or cell phones or anything requiring the purchase of ongoing service plans
    • Proposals requesting payment of fees to current DCIU employees
    • Incomplete applications

    Note: This is a highly competitive grant process and proposals should be well thought out, organized and thorough. All proposals must include a summary briefly describing the grant’s purpose.

    Adriene Irving
    DCIU Director, Legislative and Community Services
    610.938.9000 ext. 2061