Categories of Fundable Budget Items
Educational Grants may be used to support new or ongoing education initiatives, and may be used to support the initial stages of innovative educational research or educational experiences.
Fundable budget items include:
- Equipment or supplies for (a) enhancing direct instruction, (b) preparation of instructional materials or (c) development of new educational activities.
- Travel for professional development of Academy Member in education or to present results of educational activities or educational research at a professional meeting.
- Personnel (staff or consultants), who will enrich or otherwise contribute to a) direct instruction, (b) preparation of instructional materials or (c) development of new educational activities.
- Tuition, fees for coursework or other education-related professional development expenses, provided that appropriate justification is included in the application.
Indirect costs or overhead expenses may not be requested. Budget items that are part of ongoing department expenditures should not be requested.