Classroom and Professional Development Grants

Classroom and Professional Development Mini-Grants

The Okaloosa Public Schools Foundation is excited to announce that the classroom grant opportunities are now available!  The Foundation has a total of over $32,000.00 in grant opportunities for our teachers and will be funding grants ranging from $500 - $1,500 per grant this year. 

The classroom grants are funded by CHELCO, The Okaloosa Public Schools Foundation, and the State of Florida through the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations. The Foundation will accept grant applications from all teachers and administrators in the Okaloosa County School District (Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade).   

All grant applications must be submitted by October 21,2019. Please email applications to Debbie Tate at

Sincere thanks to the many educators who are contributing through direct deposit helping to support the Okaloosa Public Schools Foundation and make these grants possible. If you would like to support the Foundation, please consider donating at least a $1.00 per month by direct deposit to insure the continuing success of the district’s Foundation.


Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant

Teachers Can Apply NOW for a $5,000 Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant!  Through the Okaloosa Public School Foundation, Okaloosa County Teachers can now apply for a $5,000 Motorola Solutions Foundation grants for hands-on, problem-based classroom learning conducted with local workplace partners.  This is a great opportunity for teachers to do a hands-on STEM activity they wouldn’t otherwise get a chance to do.

This year the Consortium of Florida Educational Foundations (CFEF) will award 10 $5,000 grants.

These grants are statewide competitive grants.

All grant applications must be submitted by October 14th, 2019.   Please email all applications to Debbie Tate at