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Grant Applications open January 2022

The next Innovative Grant application process will begin in January 2022.

The mission of the NEEF Innovative Grant Program is to financially support classroom teachers in bringing creative and innovative resources and activities to the students of North East ISD.

If you have any questions, please email us.

  • Read the Instructions (button above) thoroughly before submitting an application.
  • You must submit your application and email a copy with the required signature (Principal of campus and Assistant Superintendents of Instruction and Administration, Rudy Jimenez and Anthony Jarrett, if District-Level) to
  • Items will be judged based on innovation, number of students impacted, and sustainability of the project beyond one year.
  • Projects are awarded to the campus the applicant lists on the grant request. If the applicant leaves the campus between the time they apply and when the grant is awarded, the Principal can choose to use the funds for the original intended purpose at the campus or return the funds to NEEF.
  • Grants will be awarded each year in October, and funds must be used by the end of March–within the same school year.
  • Grant funds not used by April 1st will be returned to NEEF for future classroom projects.

Spring 2021 Survey for Grant Recipients

Innovative Grant Recipients: We’re excited to learn about how your vision is coming to reality!

Please complete your Spring 2021 Survey by March 26, 2021.