Grants for Schools and Offices

Grants for Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools, and Central Offices

Providing Funding and Support for Special Projects

Each year The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, Inc. provides schools and offices/departments with an opportunity to apply for grants to fund innovative projects not funded in the school budget. Projects must address an identified need that is aligned with Baltimore County Public Schools goals for academics and key actions as stated in the BCPS The Compass:  Our Pathway to Excellence and the school progress plans.  The project must have clear measurable objectives, and overall impact and potential for successful implementation.

Project funds may not replace normal funding from tax-based sources. The proposal should describe a quantitative and/or qualitative method to evaluate the success of the project. Funds may cover travel, participation in events/activities, consulting fees, and speaker honorariums. Funds may not cover personnel or any related expenses for BCPS staff, including gift cards and food/beverages.  If food is purchased for students, it must align with USDA health regulations.  Projects must be conducted and supervised by BCPS professional personnel who work directly with students, including teachers, school counselors, media specialists, nurses, etc…

Click the Links Below to Learn More About Specific Grants

To support the continued growth and success of BCPS students and schools, please contribute to the school system through the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, Inc.

To acquire information pertaining to all grant opportunities contact:

Ms. Deborah S. Phelps, Executive Director –

Dr. Heather Wooldridge, Associate Director-

Mrs. Cindy Whitcomb, Administrative|Fiscal Assistant

The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, Inc. Headquarters

105 W. Chesapeake Avenue, Suite B-1
Towson, Maryland  21204

O:  443-809-8962




The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools are honored to be advocates for BCPS students and families and teachers and schools. We serve as the bridge between you who support our schools and those who work in and lead our schools.

When we speak of partners, we speak of you, our Education Champions, our Ambassadors.  Through your act of giving, you recognize our children as the future and want to help better prepare them to embrace the many challenges as well as experience the opportunities ahead.

Together we explore and discover new and innovative ways to prepare our students for the world. Together we witness the ever-changing benefits of being a community.

Visit Making An Impact 2022 to see results as we strive to accomplish our mission/vision/goals.

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Nine Baltimore County public schools and one Baltimore County community will receive a special delivery in a few short days – the delivery of Little Free Libraries and hundreds of diverse books to share with students and their entire school communities! Read more here!


Mission Moment: The Most Wonderful Week in the World of BCPS

When you have not one, not two, but three major A+ events in one week designed to kick off the new school year, it is among one of the most wonderful weeks in the world of BCPS! And that is exactly what last week was: wonderful, exciting, inspiring, and a great way to start the…


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