Over 600 programs have been funded through Chelsea Education Foundation, ranging from art installations to robotics.

2020-2021 Grant Applications

The Chelsea Education Foundation (CEF) announces its educational grants program for the 2020-2021 school year.   Please note CEF accepts applications only from Chelsea School District teachers and administrators.  The next window for accepting applications is from Monday, April 5th to Monday, April 12, 2021.  


The grants chairperson will send you an email acknowledging receipt of your application within 48 hours. If you do not receive confirmation, please contact the chairperson, Amy Forehand, directly via email at or by phone at 269.369.3972.


CEF will forward all submitted applications to the responsible Principal for authorization.  Once authorization is complete, applications are considered eligible for funding. 

Congratulations to the 
2021 Round 2 Grant Winners

We hope that by providing multiple opportunities, we will help Chelsea teachers and students move through the changing landscape of virtual and hybrid teacher-student interaction. We are please that all COVID hybrid and virtual adaptation-related requests were 100% funded for 2020-2021needs.


During the second grant cycle, CEF Awarded $12,395 in Teacher Grants to the following programs:


Chelsea High School 

#WhyYouMatter $900

Vocational Training Support $610

Chelsea Strength and Conditioning $600

Beach Middle School

Equipment for Sensory Room $2,000

6th Grade Camp Trip Scholarships $1,000

WEB (Where Everybody Belongs) $700


South Meadows Elementary

Student White Boards $1,483

Series Books Propel Readers $500

Hands on Games for Cognitive Impaired $158

AAC Core Word Books (Language program for non-readers) $131


North Creek Elementary

AAC Core Word Books (Language program for non-readers) $130

Culturally Diverse Books $1,232 

Developing Globally Conscious Students $1,050

1st Grade Phonics Manipulative Supplies $600

1st Grade Social Studies $385

Magnetic Letters & Dry-Erase Boards $200

Raz-Plus Leveled, Zoom Friendly Books $216


Community Preschool

Water Table $500

  • #Whyyoumatter

  • Authors in Chelsea

  • Summer Reading Initiative

  • 8th Grade DC Trip Scholarships

  • 6th Grade Camp

  • 4th Grade Museum Trip

  • CHS Link Crew

  • 8th Grade Science Unit

  • Native American Experience

  • Science Olympiad

  • 7th Grade DIA Field Trip

  • Book A Day

  • Bursting with Books
  • Psychologist/Social Worker Space
  • Mosaic Making
  • Lucy Caulkins Books

  • WEB Where Everybody Belongs

  • MakerSpace

  • Arbor Club's 50th Alumni Earth Day Celebration

  • Hometown Holiday Concert Collaboration

  • Quiz Bowl

  • Empty Bowls

  • Reading Workshop

  • Independence Hall Cultural Experiences

  • Moanin' Frogs Saxophone Ensemble

  • Civil War Re-enactor

  • Strength, Speed, & Conditioning

  • Bulbs for Alumni Arbor

  • Media Center Entry Way

  • Physical Education

  • White Instagram Icon

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