Fort Bend Education Foundation awards nearly $460,000 in grants to FBISD teachers and schools
At its 2016 Grant Awards Program, the Fort Bend Education Foundation presented Fort Bend ISD with a check for nearly $460,000 to fund grants for teachers and schools, professional development grants, and new teacher grants.
Since its inception, the Education Foundation has awarded $5 million in grants to teachers and schools. For the 2015-16 school year, the Education Foundation awarded 185 grants totaling $288,772 to support the Grants to Teachers and Schools Program. The Foundation also awarded $38,755 for two Founders Grants, 311 New Teacher Gifts for $24,803, an additional $25,000 in Professional Development Grants and $82,036 in pass-through grants for a total of $459,366 this year.