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Dana Brown Teacher Mini-Grants

The Dana Brown Teacher Mini-Grant program supports project that succeed in helping children to learn. Applications and feedback forms (for prior year’s recipients) are due December 6, 2019.

Apply for the Teacher Mini-Grant Online

Complete the Mini-Grant Feedback Form

The John Cary Scholarship

The John Cary Scholarship will be awarded to deserving college-bound seniors who reflect the characteristics most admired by John Cary – resiliency, courage and determination. Applications are due January 17, 2020.

Apply for The John Cary Scholarship Online

Teacher Next Steps for Cary Scholarships


Camp programs help to maintain educational momentum and progress for students with disabilities over the summer. Campership applications are due April 3, 2019.

Apply for the SEF Campership Online

Fred Saigh Leadership Program

The Fred Saigh Leadership Program broadens student horizons beyond the classroom through new and unique community-related opportunities. Applications and nominations are due January 17, 2020.

Apply for the Fred Saigh Leadership Program

Nominate a Student for the Fred Saigh Leadership Program

Arts in the Classroom Program

To apply for an Arts in the Classroom grant, please complete the Dana Brown Teacher Mini-grant application.

Adaptive Equipment

The Foundation provides hearing aids, eyeglasses and other adaptive equipment to children with disabilities. Teachers may apply on behalf of students; students may not apply themselves.

Tilles Adaptive Equipment Application

Critical Needs

The Foundation provides funding for critical needs to help students succeed in the classroom.

PLEASE NOTE: This form has been made fillable, but must be downloaded first to your desktop. Certain browsers will not save your work online.

Critical Needs Application