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  • WSF Staff

Grant Guidance and FAQ

Updated: Aug 1, 2023

We hope the questions below aid you in applying for funding. If you have questions that aren't answered on this page or on our website, please email Skylar at

application questions

Who can apply for funding?

The Waterloo Schools Foundation supports funding for staff & students of the Waterloo Community School District. We want educators and students to bring us their next big ideas, whether it's in the classroom, their grade level, their building, or the district.

How do I apply for funding from Waterloo Schools Foundation?

What does Waterloo Schools Foundation fund and NOT fund?

Can I submit more than one application per school year?

Will I receive feedback if my project is declined?

I have students that are interested in funding. Should I apply on their behalf?

Who decides if my request will be approved?


When will I hear if my request will be funded?

Our grants are due bimonthly on September 1st, November 1st, January 1st, March 1st, and May 1st. Applicants will be notified approximately three weeks after applications are due.

What happens after I am approved funding?

If I am awarded a grant, how do I get my funds?

Can I reapply for the same project if my project was declined?

I need to change something on my application that has already been submitted.


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