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2019 Fall Innovation Grants

2019 Fall Innovation Grants

 Who: The opportunity to apply for an Innovation Grant is open to all Bulloch County School System teachers, media specialists, counselors, or any combination of teams within one school setting or among schools. 
What: A maximum of ten (10) Innovation Grants will be awarded.  Up to $1,000.00 each
When: Window to apply for grants opens August 1, 2019. 
Deadline to apply for grants is Friday, August 30, by 4 p.m.
Award Announcement: Thursday, September 12, 2019, at 6:30 p.m.,  during the Bulloch County Board of Education Board Meeting. A reception for recipients will be held prior to the meeting at 6 p.m.

If you are resubmitting a 2019 Spring Grant that was not awarded please make changes to your application such as budget and timelines.  

  • Send your application electronically via email on or before, Friday, August 30, at 4 p.m.
  • Innovation Grants will be judged and scored based on the published rubric. Applicants must agree to implement the approved grant initiative and expend all awarded funds prior to May 1, 2020.


  • A check will be written to the school at which the grant will be conducted.
  • All Bulloch County Board of Education accounting procedures must be followed when purchasing items for the grant.
  • All items purchased are property of the school not the employee. Please have any items purchased handled accordingly through the Bulloch County BOE inventory.
  • If grant funds are not spent by the end of the school year the money must be refunded to the Foundation with exceptions. If you have an exception please contact Susan Cassedy.
  • Evaluation of the grant must be done 30 days after the completion of the grant if possible or by May 1. 2020.
  • Principal must sign and be aware you are applying for an innovation grant.
Board of Trustees

Donna Martin, Chairman
BMC Preschool Director (retired)

Ann Cromley, Treasurer
Ann Cromley, CPA

Jaclyn P. Cason
Frontier Communications

Christina L. Young
Dabbs, Hickman, Hill & Cannon, LLP

Chianti Grant-Culver, Grant Chairman
Georgia Southern University

Mike Herndon
Statesboro Agency, Inc.
Former BOE Member

Priscilla Clifton
School Principal (retired)

Beth Freeman
Morris Publishing Group

Gwen Lane
Retired Educator

David Hoyle
Photographer/ Small Business Owner