Grant Application Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in applying for a grant with us! 


Who can submit a grant? 


Any combination of parents, students, faculty, administration, and community groups may collaborate on a proposal.  However, a faculty member and administrator must be involved in any proposal and his/her name listed as part of the application. 

Where do I send the grant application and attachments? 

Email to:  

or mail to Westport Education Foundation, P.O. Box 3213, Westport, MA  02790 


Who can I go to with questions?  

WEF Board Member Contact for each school: 

                   Macomber: Cheryl Carvalho -

                   Westport Elementary: Kathy Gillet -

                   Westport Junior Senior High: Marilyn Packard-Luther -                  


WEF encourages the submission of proposals that promote/demonstrate: 

  • Learning initiatives beyond the standard curriculum 

  • Research-based education innovation and related professional development 

  • Pilot projects that have a positive, transforming impact 

  • Community/school collaboration projects 

  • Engaging and challenging enrichment projects 

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics interdisciplinary projects 

  • New approaches to citizenship/democracy education ​

What WEF does not fund: 

  • Event transportation 

  • Classroom equipment, such as Chrome Books, etc. or Campus equipment, such as risers, sports equipment, etc. 

  • Programs/projects/activities that are expected to impact less than 10 students  ​​

  • Click here for Grant Application! 



Contact us!



Westport Education Foundation

PO Box 3213

Westport MA 02790