Innovative Grants

The Innovative Grant Application Cycle
for 2020-21 is now open!  

Interested in applying for a grant?
The SPARK Innovative Grant Application is now electronic! Click to apply.
Contact the Education Foundation with questions by emailing Kelsey Moran Moreland at

Due the virtual nature of the start of the 2020-21 school year, some application steps have changed. In addition to the normal application questions and steps required in previous years, you will also be asked to explain how your project will be able to move between a virtual and physical classroom, if need be. 

Application Dates and Notification
Grant applications will be accepted from September 2020 until spring of 2021. The last month in which applications will be accepted will be published on this web page, as we near the end of our grant funds. 

Applications are due at the end of each nine-week marking period. Any applications that are left undone at the end of the marking period may be restarted from the beginning and submitted during the next nine-week period. 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Notification about whether an application has been approved or denied will arrive to you by email following the closing nine-week application period. 

Applicants who  submitted by October 30, 2020, will be notified no later than December 8, 2020. 
Applicants who submit by January 22, 2021, will be notified no later than March 5, 2021.
Applicants who submit by March 26, 2021, will be notified no later than April 30, 2021. 

About Innovative Grants
Each year, SPARK funds a variety of new and innovative programs that enrich the lives of the more than 90,000 school children in Prince William County. These programs are not normally possible through limited school budgets.

Through its Innovative Grants Program, the Foundation invests in programs that directly and measurably impact student achievement These programs may impact a single classroom, a team of teachers, an individual school, or the entire School Division. Whatever their size, scope, or purpose, they represent a profound belied that every child can be successful.

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