For Teachers

For Teachers


We are so glad you’re here. EPAK accepts grant applications from teachers in the Ravenswood City School District and from the public charter schools located in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park twice a year.

Who can apply? Classroom teachers, special education teachers, reading intervention teachers, speech therapists, occupational therapists, health & wellness teachers, makerspace teachers and school librarians from these schools are all eligible to submit a grant application. 

What is the amount of a grant? The current maximum amount of our grants is $750. New Teacher grants are an additional $375.

What kinds of projects get funded? Materials for class projects, such as science experiments, maker spaces, socio-emotional regulation work, and classroom culture building. Field Trips. Books, supplies, and manipulatives. See the FAQ’s Page for details.

Grant Applications must:
• Contain a clear, concise description of the proposed project
• Be an innovative project in up to two content areas
• Include a detailed requested budget with specific items and prices related to the project proposal

Need assistance? If you need any help with the application process please email us at Please also reach out to the EPAK School liaison for your school. 

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Grant Deadlines

Fall Round
Applications due by September 15
Post-Project Reports due by December 15

Spring Round
Applications due by February 15
Post-Project Reports due by June 15

New to the district?

EPAK offers every new teacher a separate one-time grant to help set up your classroom!