GEF Grants

Raising Funds to Raise Standards

Germantown Education Foundation grants support schools, students and teachers through funding for academic programs, teaching, technology, and learning initiatives.

For Teachers

We support teachers through Mini-Grants. These small grants are given several times a month and help teachers with school supplies. Teachers apply today!

Average monthly mini-grants given to teachers

For Schools

We support schools through our Annual Fund. These grants are given once a year to assist schools with programs. Schools apply today!

Total annual grants given to schools in 2022-23

GEF Grant History

2023-24 Annual Grants Awarded (YTD)


  • Lu Uno System—Farmington Elementary— $26,445
  • NASP (National Archery in the School Program)—Houston High School—$6,400
  • Brain Deepening Knowledge—Houston High School—$6,000
  • Spanish Classroom Flexible Seating—Houston High School—$6,000
  • Clink-Clank Read: A Book Vending Machine—Dogwood Elementary—$5,800
  • STEM CART for STEM LAB—Dogwood Elementary—$5,000
  • Chess Club—Riverdale K-8—$550
  • Q-Ball: The Throwable Microphone Ball—Dogwood Elementary—$450

The 2023 Run for Education generated an additional $19,640 in unrestricted grants. These funds were generated by each school’s race registrations and were distributed in May.

  • Dogwood Elementary—$5,680
  • Farmington Elementary—$3,630
  • Forest Hill Elementary—$4,860
  • Germantown Online Learning Academy—$150
  • Houston High School—$350
  • Houston Middle School—$2,640
  • Riverdale K-8—2,330

Dogwood Elementary’s Grant… Let’s Play on Concrete Edumarking

Forest Hill Elementary’s Library Tech for All

Houston High’s Scrabble Wall for the Pointe

Closing the Gap for Math & Reading SPED Grant Fulfilled!