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Grant Awards

Applications submitted for 2012-2013

Grants in Progress

Grants Submitted

Grants Awarded




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(Chart above reflects Year To Date as of 7/8/13)

Below is a listing of submitted grants that the Department of Institutional Development has been involved with during the Grant Development Process. Descriptions of the grants can be found after the table or by clicking on the grant name. (This is not an all-inclusive list of grant funding awarded to the district.)

Grant Name

Award Amount


Level of Support

Technology Lending Program Grant


Aug. 30, 2012


2012-2013 Student Success Initiative (SSI) Grants to Schools


Dec. 21, 2012


Investing in Innovation (i3) Development Grant


Not selected


COPS Hiring Program Grant


Submitted application; Announcement expected in September


Technology Lending Program Grant -- On behalf of the Texas Education Agency, the grant program was created to award funds to school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to implement or enhance an existing technology lending program to loan students the equipment necessary to access and use electronic instructional materials. The district was awarded $124,722 to implement the Taking Elementary Classrooms Home (TECH) project to allow third- and fourth-grade students at Olmos Elementary and Clear Spring Elementary to check-out iPads in order to practice math skills away from school.Read more at

Student Success Initiative Grant -- Grant funds from the Texas Education Agency will meet the needs of struggling students by improving math and reading lessons at the elementary level and writing and math instruction at the secondary level. The district was awarded $218,271.


i3 Development Grant -- If awarded, NEISD would implement the Supporting Educator Excellence Districtwide (SEED) project to create a prototype to address the need for systematically matching effective teachers with high need students through a multi-pronged approach. The goal of the SEED project is to create a school culture where effective teachers want to work and where high-need students can succeed.


COPS Hiring Program Grant -- This community policing program from the Department of Justice covers 75 percent of police officer salary and benefits over a 36 month period. If awarded, the grant will partially fund the salary of three new NEPD officers.