Apply for a Grant



Attention educators! If you have a non-emergency and traditional YEF grant idea, fall applications are due March 19th.  Please note these innovative ideas can be implemented this school year or in September 2021.

  • Applying for a traditional YEF grant? Download our YEF Grant Application HERE.
  • Please review our Grant Application Guidelines.
  • Attention students! If you are a student applying for a YEF grant, please download our Student Application Addendum found HERE. Please fill out this brief form in addition to the standard grant application. This also includes a section that should be completed by your teacher mentor. We love supporting grant ideas from Yarmouth students. Thank you!
  • Submit completed grant applications to your building principal by the due date. If you have any questions, please contact your YEF school liaison or email our general mailbox, ( and we will be back in touch shortly.
  • Building principals and the superintendent will review all applications before they are submitted to YEF for approval. A YEF volunteer will then be in touch to schedule a time for your presentation.

Spring 2021 Dates: 

March 19: Application due date. Grant writers submit applications to their principal.

March 22: Principals will review grant applications from their schools. Principals will move applications into the YEF Submissions Folder in Google Docs.

March 24: Superintendent Dolloff reviews grant applications and meets with the YEF President to discuss proposals.

March 25: Grants Committee Chair notifies Committee that grants are ready to review. Chair works with applicants to schedule presentations.

March 30 & 31: Grant Presentation Night(s). We will hold presentations on two evenings, if needed. Applicants present to the YEF Grants Committee via Zoom, due to the pandemic.

April 5: YEF Board of Directors meeting to vote on Grants Committee recommendations.

April 15: Grant winners will be announced on or around this date.

The Yarmouth Education Foundation’s mission is to promote and enhance educational excellence by generating independent funding for innovative educational projects, enrichment programs, and other creative educational initiatives that fall outside the standard budget and support the curriculum. The Foundation allocates funds during two grant cycles (fall and spring) each year.



Do you have a new and unforeseen need related to the pandemic? We have developed a streamlined application process to help you with your innovative school and classroom needs during this crisis. Please complete our emergency grant application found in the link below. There is no deadline, as we will consider these emergency proposals on a monthly basis for the next several months. There will be no in-person presentations for emergency grants. Applicants and/or building administrators should email completed applications to their school liaisons or email them to our general mailbox ( YEF will contact you shortly after we receive your application. Thank you!


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