PACE Grants


Over  $717,150 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.  2022 deadline for grant submission has passed.

 

Over $56,150 awarded in 2022!  (See details below)

2022 Grantees


Eastern Pulaski Elementary School

$22,460 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

$3,398 to fund the Summer Reading Program, “Oceans of Possibilities!”  Monies will be used for program support and new books for registered participants.


Medaryville Nursery School

$10,000 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. 


Purdue Extension Learning Center

$2,300 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

$5,000 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. Additional funding of $1,250 was also granted in support of the Imagination Library.


West Central Elementary School

$13,000 to help improve student literacy rates. Funds will provide literacy support technology, reading materials, kindergarten readiness kits, and support personnel.