Department/School/Grade Level Grants

General Information

Grants are up to $2,000 each and are awarded to a school, department, or groups of teachers/staff currently employed by the Carson City School District.

The purpose of these grants is to provide funding for a school, department, or group of teachers/staff to implement an innovative project aligned to specific strategies within Empower Carson City 2022 the district’s strategic plan.

Important Grant Information:

  • Awardees will have until the announced completion date to implement their projects.  
  • All funds must be spent by the announced completion date.
  • Any funds not spent by the completion date will revert back to the Foundation. 
  • Awards for school/department/grade level grants will be placed in a Carson City School District account. The CCSD Grants Department will assist the awardees with all purchasing and expenditures of these grant funds.
  • Student aid grants are accepted at any time throughout the school year. All other grants should be submitted withing the designated filing periods. Any exceptions to this must be submitted in writing to the Foundation Board, or a presentation to the Board at a monthly meeting.
  • The period of time for funding department or school grants for on-going programs or multi-year project will be determined at the time of the award. Therefore, the site can plan future budgeting for the program.
  • Department/school grants may not be used for travel (hotel, airfare, food reimbursement, etc..) for students or clubs.
  • The Foundation is willing to process contributions from individual, school and community donors for student and CCSD school projects or needs.
  • Awardees are required to share the results of their work via pictures, videos, and/or reports with the Carson City Schools Foundation.  Some or all of these items may be used in press releases and uploaded to the Foundation’s website.

Click here for the recipients of The Fall 2023 grants

To apply, please fill out and apply below:

My principal or administrator is aware of, and has given approval for this project to occur this academic year.(required)

6. If awarded this grant, I signify by selecting "Yes" below, that I will produce a short video showing how students or staff were impacted. Please send the video to [email protected] and Dan Davis at the district office.(required)

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Greater Nevada Credit Union
RCM Realty Group
Biomat USA
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Allison MacKenzie
Southwest Gas Corporation
Miles Construction
Micromanipulator
Nevada Builders Alliance
Campagni Auto Group
Greater Nevada Credit Union
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RCM Realty Group
Biomat USA
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Southwest Gas Corporation
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