Faculty Grants Application

Faculty Grants Application

2024-2025 Jeffrey M. Haitkin ’62 Faculty Grants

The Brooklyn Tech Alumni Foundation and the Parents Association, working through the Jeffrey M. Haitkin ’62 Faculty Grants Committee, believe that one of the most significant means to affect student learning is to fund grants to meet the unmet and unfunded educational needs of students. Each school year, the committee awards grants of up to $2,500 to worthy projects that significantly influence student learning. Department AP approval is needed for applications over that amount. 

The Foundation and PA will accept applications from March 1 to April 30, 2024. The grant process is competitive in nature. The committee, comprised of members of the Alumni Board and the Parents Association, will review all qualified grant applications, and make recommendations on funding. The Principal and his designees serve in an advisory capacity. Based on the funding available, the committee will choose to invest in projects that best serve our school’s students and support the mission of Brooklyn Tech. 

The grant program promotes education, activities in classrooms, clubs, professional development, and athletics. The program encourages development of innovative activities within the prescribed curriculum. 

Application Details

Project Description: Provide a detailed description of the planned activity. Include importance of purpose, the content area the project will focus on, and how the project connects to student achievement. Include a proposed timeline for the project. 

Teaching Method: Describe the expected methods you will use to implement your project and describe how you and when will implement your project. 

Outcome and evaluations: Describe the expected outcomes and evaluation methods you will use to measure your project’s success. 

How many students will be directly impacted by your project this year? Describe how they will be impacted.  

How many other teachers in the school will benefit from your project? Describe how they will benefit. 

Project Budget

Project Budget: List materials, equipment costs, etc. needed to implement your project. List each item separately. Provide a total amount for all expenses. 

Other funding: Have you investigated other sources of funding for this project? 

Additional Information: Please provide any additional information you feel would assist us in our deliberations. 

Upload Supplemental Materials: Feel free to upload supplemental materials and files.

Educator Grant Rules

In order for submissions to be considered, these requests for funding must conform to the grant guidelines and submission instructions. Failure to complete any of the required information will result in the rejection of the proposal. 

Grants are judged on a competitive basis and may not be funded or may be only partially funded. 

Funds must be used on the proposed items. Funds must be used within six months of approval or the funds will be lost. 

Grant recipients may be asked to participate in the school’s annual homecoming weekend to demonstrate their projects and show results to our school’s alumni. 

Teachers are encouraged to email pictures of the project in use by the students as well as copies of any publicity involving the project and related activities. Recipients will be asked at the completion of their project to complete a brief online evaluation form. Failure to submit this evaluation form will make faculty ineligible for funding the following year. 

Grants will not be considered for the following: 

  1. Any per-session activities or payment to teachers in any form
  2. Anything covered in the school’s budget.
  3. Computer hardware

For questions about the submission process, please contact Jim DiBenedetto

Please complete the online submission form:

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