PTSA Small Grants Fund Many Projects, Needs

The Building Leadership Team uses PTSA funding to award “Small Grants.” 

These grants are wide-ranging in type and size, between $200 and $2,500  (with occasional larger amounts). Applications are reviewed 3-4 times per year. Details on how teachers, staff and student club members can apply are on the Small Grants page.


  • Competition-related expenses for student clubs (including Robotics and Mock Trial)
  • Curriculum supplies for math, language arts, special education, and world languages
  • Guest speaker and teaching artist fees
  • Landscape design and re-planting effort for the Garfield Courtyard Restoration
  • Art supplies to implement a new hallway mural
  • Microphones providing real-time subtitles and translation in classrooms for students learning the English language
  • All-day workshops centered on using poetry and writing as tools of advocacy
  • DeltaMath online curriculum to help students catch up from pandemic learning loss, and challenge students who have mastered content.