2023 PACE Grant deadline has passed

Over  $772,075 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. The deadline has passed for 2023.


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.  


Over $54,925 awarded in 2023!  (See details below)

2023 Grantees

Eastern Pulaski Elementary School

$16,250 for educational literacy efforts. The grant will support a licensed reading program and birthday books for students as well as instructional coaching and professional development for teachers.

Francesville-Salem Township Library

$3,605 to fund the Summer Reading Program.  Monies will be used for program support and new books for registered participants.

Medaryville Nursery School

$11,000 for a needs-based Scholarship Fund for 4-year-olds.  Funds will provide families with needed support to accelerate the educational, emotional, and social development of their children through attendance at nursery school. 

Cheryl Lyn Welter Foundation

$4,620 has already started being used to help underprivileged children in Pulaski County schools via grants by the Welter Foundation to West Central and Winamac/EPES schools.

Pulaski County Library

$5,750 for subscription and promotion of online learning courses free to all county residents. The wide range of interactive, instructor-led courses are available entirely online, with new sessions starting every month. 

West Central Elementary School

$13,700 to help improve student literacy rates. Funds will provide literacy support technology, reading materials, kindergarten readiness kits, and support personnel.