Clovis Municipal Schools Foundation Educator Initiative Program (EIP)

Guidelines for Grant Applications

***Grant Applications are Due October 2, 2018!***

View past grants funded by the EIP

Before Applying: View a Grant Writing Tips Presentation (PowerPoint)

Foundation Process: Guidelines and Procedures Guide (PDF)

Letter to Administrators and Teachers (PDF)


The Educator Initiative Program (EIP) is designed to encourage, facilitate, recognize, and reward innovative and creative instructional approaches to the accomplishment of classroom program objectives.

Persons Eligible to Apply for Grants:

Individuals or teams of individuals employed by the Clovis Municipal Schools who are involved in the instruction of students or related support services benefiting students.

Eligible Proposals:

Instructional approaches or projects designed to begin and end during the current or upcoming school year and which meet the selection criteria.

Award of Funds:

Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to individual teacher initiated programs or projects. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to campus teams, departments, and district initiated programs or projects. Only one grant per school will be awarded per grant cycle. The number of awards will depend on funds available from the Clovis Municipal Schools Foundation.

Due Date:

All grant applications should be submitted to the Deputy Superintendent of Instruction’s office by close of business on announced suspense date. Grants will be due the first week of October. Specific dates will be provided by the CMS Foundation Executive Director to teachers and principals at the beginning of each school year.

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PO Box 19000, Clovis,NM 88102