PACE Grants

Over  $512,500 in grant funds awarded to pulaski county agencies since 2009

Pulaski Alliance for Community Education (PACE) offers educational grants to eligible organizations in January each year.


Organizations whose primary mission is public education may apply for grant funds. Participants in CAPE II/III are also encouraged to apply for a portion of available grant dollars to sustain or continue original CAPE program activities.


Interested organizations should submit a signed cover letter requesting a grant and including the organization’s mission statement; description of the project/program to be funded; goals, objectives and measures for achievement; and budget.  Total length should not exceed 6 pages.  2021 deadline has passed.


Proposals may be mailed to PACE at P.O. Box 407, Winamac, IN  46996 or sent via email to:

Over $62,500 recently awarded in 2021!  (See details below)

2021 Grantees

Eastern Pulaski Elementary School

$22,650 for educational literacy efforts. The grant will also support licensed reading program and birthday books as well as instructional coaching and professional development for teachers.

Francesville-Salem Township Library

$3,165 to fund the Summer Reading Program, “Imagine Your Story!”.  Monies will be used for program support and new books for registered participants.

Medaryville Nursery School

$10,000 for needs-based Scholarship Fund for their 4-year-old class.  Monies will provide low income families with the support they need to accelerate the education, emotional, and social development of the pre-elementary children in the surrounding counties through educational games, songs, and social play. 

Purdue Extension Learning Center

$4,450 for the Learning Network, offering formal and informal educational courses at minimal cost. PACE funds will help with administrative costs, advertising, and technology updates for Learning Center classes.

Pulaski County Library

Awarded $4,900 for subscription and promotion of online learning courses free to all county residents. The wide range of interactive, instructor-led courses are taken entirely online, with new sessions starting every month and running for six weeks.

West Central Elementary School

$17,500 to help improve student literacy rates. Funds will provide literacy support technology, reading materials, kindergarten readiness kits, and support personnel.