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Guidelines for Grant Applications

For the 2017-2018 School year, the Randolph Field Education Foundation (RFEF) is sponsoring $3000 worth of grants utilizing the following guidelines. There will be 3 distinct grant consideration windows consisting of an application deadline, an expense period, and an after-action report period. The grants are available to RFISD teachers and support personnel. You may apply for any of the expense periods prior to the deadlines (ie. apply for the last expense period in the Fall). The amount available is $1000 total per expense period, first come, first considered, and residual funds do not transfer to the subsequent expense periods.

The first consideration window consists of:

1 Sep 17 – Application Deadline

1 Aug 17 – 31 Oct 17 Expense Period

15 Dec 17 – After Action Report

The second consideration window consists of:

15 Sep 17 – Application Deadline

1 Nov 17 – 28 Feb 18 – Expense Period

15 Mar 18 – After Action Report

The third consideration window consists of:

15 Jan 18 – Application Deadline

1 Mar 18 – 31 May 18 – Expense Period

15 June 18 – After Action Report

To apply for a grant, submit a type-written letter to the RFEF that addresses the following:

  1. Name, date, and title of requestor. Also include what department you work in at RFISD and what Expense Period you are applying for.
  2. How many students or staff will benefit from being awarded this grant. Please refer to our website ( under the “Purpose” tab and explain how this request aligns with the RFEF.
  3. Have monies for this particular event/item/etc. been requested through other channels? ie. are there other organizations/grants/contests you’ve requested this money from? RFEF monies will be returned back to the RFEF should these requested funds be awarded to the requestor from another source prior to being expended.
  4. Have your department head/chairperson sign this request, verifying that these funds are not available through previously awarded RFISD grants that are currently being expended.

Following expenditure of grant monies, please send a brief after action report to the RFEF by the established deadlines to include impact of receiving this grant.