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Darin Miley
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Thank-a-Teacher Grant Overview

Grants of up to $400 are available to classroom teachers in Decatur County for creative, innovative projects that would not be funded by other means, such as school budgets or other grants.

How to Submit a Thank-a-Teacher Grant Online

Follow these steps to successfully submit a Thank-a-Teacher grant online.

    1. View the Thank-a-Teacher Application Form, Download it, & Fill it Out (Please TYPE the application. We want to be able to fund your project idea and being able to read your application is essential. Thank you for understanding).

    2. Once the form has been filled out, save it on your computer.

    3. Fill out the online form below, upload the saved form you just filled out + other documents, and submit. You will receive a confirmation email that we have received your submission.

    4. Once you’ve done that, you’re all set! Thank you for submitting online!

    Thank-a-Teacher Grant Application

    • Please double-check your email as we will be communicating with you through this.
    • Please upload your (1) completed & typed application,(2) your 501(c)3 status paper, and (3) any additional documents.
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    • I have typed my thank-a-teacher grant application. I have uploaded the finished thank-a-teacher grant application, my 501(c)3 document, and any other media that will help the grant-making committee make a decision.

    How to Submit a Thank-a-Teacher Grant In-Person

    Prefer to submit in-person? Follow these steps to successfully submit a Thank-a-Teacher in-person.

      1. View the Thank-a-Teacher Application Form, Download it, & Fill it Out (Please TYPE the application. We want to be able to fund your project idea and being able to read your application is essential. Thank you for understanding).

      2. Once the form has been filled out, print it out.

      3. Print accompanying documents, including your 501(c)3 status and other accompanying documents that may help the committee make a decision.

      4. Drop off the bundle to the DCCF office or mail it to us at
      101 East Main Street
      Greensburg, IN 47240

      Examples of Past Thank-a-Teacher Recipients

      Below are some examples of thank-a-teacher recipients and the creative projects they facilitated with their grant money.