Ninth District PTA Program Grants – Apply by October 16

Ninth District PTA Program Grant Applications due by noon on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

Grants are awarded to unit and council PTAs in good standing to develop and implement programs and projects that support the PTA mission and goals.

Program Grants are available for programs in the following areas at the unit and council levels:

  • health and welfare
  • parent and student education
  • parent and student involvement

Grant award clip artNinth District PTA Program Grants are a one-time funding source and individual grant awards will not exceed $800.

Applicants must submit all requested paperwork, completed and included, for an application to be considered. The unit president must sign that unit’s application, and the council president must sign that council’s application. The PTA applying for the grant must have association approval of the program.

Units or councils must submit program grant applications to the Ninth District PTA office by noon on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.  Postmarks will not be accepted. Applications may be hand delivered, electronically submitted via email to office@ninthdistrictpta.org, online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/D98Y82K, or mailed via USPS to the Ninth District PTA office at the address to the right on this page; facsimiles (FAX) will not be accepted.  Ninth District PTA will not consider applications received after the deadline.

Program Grant recipients must do the following:

  • expend grant funds by June 1, 2019;
  • submit by June 1, 2019, to Ninth District PTA a report detailing the project’s goals and objectives, an evaluation of the outcomes and a budget of actual expenditures; and
  • return to Ninth District PTA any funds not used for the purposes stated in the original grant application,

Award Applications

The Ninth District PTA Program Grant Committee will select grant recipients, and decisions of the committee are final. Ninth District PTA will notify applicants of their standing by letter and a check will be sent to each grant award recipient. Grant recipients names will be included in the Ninth District PTA Annual Meeting/Founder’s Day program. Click the blue box below to download the application form.

Criteria

  • Your PTA/PTSA must be in good standing with your council and Ninth District PTA; i.e., membership dues and insurance must be paid by the grant application deadline, and state/federal filings must be up to date;
  • The PTA applying for the grant must sponsor the programs and projects;
  • Only one completed application will be accepted from each unit or council;
  • No payment of salaries or purchase of equipment will be considered;
  • No grants will be awarded for grad night or disaster preparedness materials;
  • Honoraria for program speakers may be listed as grant expenses;
  • New and innovative programs and financial need will be given strong consideration by the committee;
  • Expanding and improving existing programs will be considered.

We recommend that you prepare your application offline and then cut and paste the answers to the form that begins on the third page.  If you apply online, you will need to upload the following documents to complete the application:

  • End of the year audit (June 2018)
  • End of the year financial report (2017-18)
  • Immediate last two month’s treasurer’s reports
  • 2018-19 PTA/PTSA budget

If you apply in person or by e-mail, you will also need to provide these documents with your application.

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