Goshen Community Schools foundation is pleased to partner with area teachers to provide funding for the creation and implementation of enriching academic opportunities for students of Goshen Community Schools.  Grants are due to Goshen Community Schools Foundation by May 15 and October 15, annually.

Grants applications must meet the following criteria:


  • Positively impact learning
  • A tie to student need
  • Skills that will benefit students
  • Reflect current research on best practices in teaching and learning
  • Are different than projects that have been funded through the GCS budget
  • Include a thoughtful evaluation plan

Creativity and Innovation

  • Student experiences beyond the typical classroom experiences
  • Innovative and creative ways of learning
  • Encourage collaboration


  • Achievable student learning goals
  • Achievable schedule
  • A plan of assessment of student learning
  • Can be replicated and/or extended beyond initial participants
  • A clear budget

Completed  grant applications must be received by May 15 and October 15, annually. Grant money being requested should fall in the range of $500-$5000. Grants requiring less than $500 should utilize the website for funding.


Grants Awarded:

  • IB Trip to Ball State
  • Band Department donation
  • Chandler Robotics program
  • Chandler Legos program
  • Funding of a 3-D printer for Goshen High School
  • Minds & Motion
  • Real World Math – Goshen Middle School
  • Help to Learn English – Waterford Elementary
  • Rennaissance Reader – Goshen Middle School
  • World of Building – Chandler
  • SMidi Controller Percussion – Goshen High School
  • CLASS for Education program
  • Academic Honors Banquet – Goshen High School
  • IPad for Library – Goshen High School
  • Weather Balloon – GPS – Chandler Elementary
  • GHS Athletics Donation
  • Manipulative Items – Waterford Elementary
  • Flexible Seating – Model Elementary
  • Reading Material for Mr. Lehman’s class – Goshen Middle School
  • Elementary Music Grant
  • German Conference at Ball State
  • Parkside Playground donation
  • Hokki Stools – Prarie View Elementary
  • Flexible Seating – Parkside
  • GHS Band Booster
  • STEAM – Chandler
  • SeeMeCNC
  • Julie Bruder
  • STEM Stimulates our Learning– Waterford Elementary
  • Provide classroom technology to teach Real World Math curriculum at Goshen Middle School
  • Provide literature to supplement the Social Studies curriculum and encourage young readers to dig deeper into history at Goshen Middle School
  • Provide The School Story by Andrew Clements to help sixth graders with their transition to middle school through reading
  • Provide literature on Ancient Rome to prepare students for Academic Super Bowl Competition at Goshen Middle School