Innovation Award Application 2015-16

The Dr. Mike Caston Innovation Awards
Application Guidelines 2015-16

The mission of the Escondido Education Foundation (EEF) is to raise funds to support innovative learning in Escondido’s public K-8 schools. It does so through its annual spring fund raising campaign, grants, sponsorship’s, payroll contributions and other donations. These proceeds will support the Annual Dr. Mike Caston Innovation Award. Renamed several years ago after the EEF founder, the Dr. Mike Caston Innovation Awards make possible the funding of classroom and school projects that measurably enhance student outcomes (specific skills, content knowledge, expertise and literacies.)

Grants fall into three categories: Suggested amounts listed; grant requests can be less or a bit

  • $5,000 Grant for a school-wide project
  • $2,500 Grant for teams of 2 or more teachers, up to an entire grade level
  • $500 Grant for individual classrooms

Please read the entire guidelines document completely before applying.

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