EJK Mini-Grant Application

Before you begin:

  • Please read all the instructions.
  • We recommend that you have your program and budget worked out in advance.
    See the sample form for planning purposes only.
  • You will need to create an account. Your contact information will not be shared.
  • Your data will be saved automatically as you fill in the form.


School eligibility criteria

According to the guidelines set down by our Board of Trustees, the EJK Foundation can support programs in public schools and public libraries anywhere in the United States and its protectorates. To qualify for funding from the EJK Foundation, the Board of Trustees requires that schools meet the following criteria:

  • The curriculum, pay scale, budgets and rules must be created, controlled and administered by the local public Department of Education.
  • The quality assessment and viability of a school must be entirely in the purview of the Department of Education.
  • Teachers must be licensed as qualified instructors by the Department of Education.
  • Teachers on staff are union members and have union representation.
  • The operation of the school does not earn profits for shareholders of corporations designed to treat the creation, housing or management of the school as a money-making operation.


What a Mini-Grant would pay for

Any materials intended for use in program activities, such as supplies for:

  • art
  • crafts
  • writing
  • constructing
  • planting
  • and much more!


What a Mini-Grant would not pay for

  • general operating costs
  • administrative costs
  • transportation
  • salaries
  • books or equipment unrelated to the program or intended for reuse outside the program.
Applications no longer accepted for 2017