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Educator Grants

The Foundation designates $25,000 annually in educator grants ($2,500 maximum grant per educator).

Who’s Eligible to Apply for Educator Grants?

  • FORUM Credit Union members in good standing with their FORUM account opening date no less than one-year prior to the time of application. Or, the applicant must be employed as a teacher or administrator at a school corporation that has a written or oral agreement with FORUM Credit Union.
  • Teachers/administrators must return the signed consent form.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.


See official rules for full details about eligibility and exclusions.

If you are a teacher and would like to receive information throughout the year about our Educator Grants, click here

The application for the 2018-2019 school year is now open.

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FORUM's Impact 2014 to Present: $100,945 dollars awarded, 66 projects funded, 15,425+ students helped, 55 schools impacted
Resources Purchased: Literacy 26%25, STEM 38%25, Art/Music 21%25, Physical Education 18%25


Annual Grant Timeline: June 1 - Application process opens. September 1 - Application Process Closes. October 1 - Educators will be notified of their grant status. January 1 - Educator progress reports due. June 30 (or end of academic year) - Deadline by which grant funds must be used.