Board Innovation Grants



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San Bernardino City Unified School District awards grants to support innovative initiatives that align with the Community Engagement Plan and hold promise for positively impacting one or more of the District's Key Performance Indicators. 

District employees may submit applications for grant funding between $1,000 and $200,000 to try a new teaching method, introduce new technology, expand a best practice to a new location, offer a unique experience for students, implement a creative idea to engage the community, or explore another innovation. In April 2020, SBCUSD will award up to $750,000 in Board Innovation Grants.

We recommend DOWNLOADING the RFA in order to help develop your project. You can use this method to build your application and simply copy and paste it into the official online application portal. Downloading the required SITE APPROVAL, BUDGET FORM, as well as the SCORING RUBRIC will help you and your project team build a winning submission. 

Virtual Skills Workshop

 If you were unable to attend an in-person event, this video will walk you through the same material we covered in the on-site workshops. Have fun!


Please keep in mind that this is the best information we have right now and may change at any time. This page will serve as your one-stop for all information regarding the 2020 Board of Education Innovation Grant program. Please keep checking back for further updates! 

Innovation Grant Resources: 

• Review the Community Engagement Plan
Download District Key Performance Indicators 
Download Official Grant Application Instructions (RFA)
Download Official Grant Application Site Approval Form
Download Official Grant Application Budget Form
Download Grant Application Review Rubric
Download Grant Award Guidelines
Download Grant Project Status Report Form
Download Grant Award Modification Form

If you have any questions about the Board of Education Innovation Grant process, please contact James Johnson at BOE IG HELP.

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