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MCD Frequently Asked Questions

What is the MCD Innovative Grant?

The MCD Innovative Grant is a grant award for project ideas designed to enrich and expand the learning experience of CCPS students in their classes.

Who can apply for the grant?

Any Chesterfield County teacher or staff member is eligible to apply.

How many applications can an applicant submit?

An applicant can submit as many applications as they would like. However, only one will be considered for an award.

What is the application process timeframe?

Applications for the 2021 MCD Innovation Grant will be accepted starting February 18, 2021 until 11:59 p.m. Monday, April 19, 2021.

What type of project should I submit?

Any type of creative and innovative type of idea should be submitted.

Are the grant funds disbursed to me or my school?

After a grant recipient is selected the funds are sent to their school.

Can I keep grant funds that are not spent?

No, any funds not spent should be returned to Chesterfield Education Foundation.

Are there any reporting requirements?

Yes, Grant recipients are asked to submit a mid-year report and a final report.

What is the most amount I can be awarded for a MCD Grant?

The maximum award is $5,000.00.

Who needs to approve my project idea?

The grant applicants should receive the approval of their principal or department director prior to submitting their application.

Will innovative remote learning projects qualify for a MCD Grant?

Yes, applicants are encouraged to submit ideas for remote learning projects.

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