Innovative Education Grants !

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The Minnesota Middle School Association will be awarding up to $2,000 in Innovative Education Grants to member educators in Minnesota this year. Educators who wish to be considered must complete the following application and submit it no later than March 31, 2018. If you have questions, please e-mail Pam Newbauer at

Purpose Statement: To provide seed money for innovative projects that may require additional funding from other sources. This is not intended to be a revenue source for ongoing programs. (Link to example of past winners).

Selection Criteria

  • Impact the project has on middle level students
  • Creativity & innovation of the project
  • Alignment of project with middle level philosophy
  • Sustainability


Innovative Education Grant Application Form