• Grant Deadlines

    2022-2Grant Deadlines

    Red & Gold
    and Teacher Grant
    applications are due:
    Oct 6,
    Jan 5,
    March 9.

    Connecting Classrooms grants:
    applications are accepted
    on a rolling basis.

    2022-23 Grant Deadlines:
    Red & Gold
    and Teacher Grant
    applications are due:

    March 9.

    Connecting Classrooms grants:
    applications are accepted
    on a rolling basis.

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    Liquid State Brewing
    South Hill Cider
    Bet the Farm Winery
    Spell or spectate... just don't miss it!
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    Returns April 2023
    KDT! Ithaca
    Connecting Elementary Schools
    & the Discovery Trail
    Kids Discover the Trail!

    Connecting kids and their learning to the rich experiences available through one of the eight Discovery Trail organizations.

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  • Connecting School and Community

    Ithaca Public Education Initiative believes the education of every student in the Ithaca City School District is enhanced through community connections and support.
  • The IPEI 2020-2021 Annual Report is available now!

  • Currently, IPEI is providing funding for:

    • Teacher Grants

      Teacher Grants provide up to $1,750 for projects that fund teachers’ great ideas involving community partners and aligning with state learning standards.

    • Red and Gold Grants

      Red and Gold Grants are one-time awards of up to $750 to teachers, staff, students or community members for projects that strengthen and enrich learning and have a positive impact on student engagement.

    • Connecting Classrooms Grants

      Connecting Classrooms Grants encourage partnerships within and across Ithaca schools.

    • $
      in total project funding provided this year!

      IPEI supports these innovative projects with community support.

  • Applying for a grant
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