Innovation Grants

  • Through the Handley Trust, Winchester Public Schools offers annual grant opportunities in 3 categories: Classroom Innovation, Multi-Classroom Innovation, and School Innovation. Funding is awarded up to $15,000 for innovative projects that align with the school's improvement plan as well as the division's strategic plan. Any WPS staff member may submit a proposal.


Application and Selection Process

  • 2022-2023 Innovation Grant Application (Forced Copy)

    Application Timeline: 

    • Application Due: February 17, 2023
    • Funds Expended By: April 29, 2023
    • Inaugural Handley Trust Innovation & Equity Grants Reception: May (TBA) 2023

    Selection Committee

    • Equity Coordinator
    • 2 Directors
    • 1 Principal (rotating alphabetically by school name)
    • 1 Assistant Principal (rotating reverse alphabetically by school name)
    • 7 Teachers (one from each school)
    • 1 Representative from Handley Trust
    • 1 School Board member


Grant Recipients