Grant Application

Interested in applying for an HEF grant? You can use this form to do so.

2016 grant applications are due by December 1, 2016.

We like to fund:
  • Grants that reach a large number of learners
  • Creative and innovative programs and ideas
  • Non-consumable items that can be used each year
  • Start-up programs
We do not fund:
  • Consumable items like food, t-shirts, prizes
  • Transportation
  • Substitute teachers
  • The same program for more than one year


Fill out this form to apply for an HEF grant.



Phone Extension:

Best time to reach you:

Project Title:

Brief description of project:

Goals and Corresponding Outcomes
What are the goals and expected outcomes of the request?

Project Impact
How many students will be positively affected if request is awarded?

Lasting Impact
How long will the proposed project last?

Project Effectiveness
How will you be able to measure the effectiveness of the project if awarded?

Research Based
Is the proposed project supported by research to benefit students?

Amount requested: (A maximum of $500 may be requested.)

Other funding sources:

Project timeline:

Use this field if you need to attach a file to your application. Combine all documents into one file to upload here.
(allowed file types are jpg, jpeg, pdf, png, doc, and docx; maximum file size is 3 MB)

Grant recipients will be required to:
allow HEF-designated photographers to take photos of the grant items.*
allow HEF-designated videographers to make a video of the grant items being used in your classroom.*
make an informal or formal presentation of the grant items to your building staff, as determined by the recipient and the recipient’s building principal.

*to be used on the HEF website and in our marketing materials if student photo release is on file

By checking this box, you certify that the above information is true and that you have the permission of your school principal to apply for this grant.

Please contact Nick Ceglarek @ (616) 669-1740, ext. 1, if you have any questions.