Grants are open to certified employees in Bartlesville public schools. Click on the headline for guidelines, criteria and online application.

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Past Funded Grants: 

Classroom Grants

Classroom Grants are awarded twice each year to fund new or innovative approaches that develop or supplement programs to stimulate thought or expand existing curriculum.

2023 application submission deadlines:  October 23 and November 13

Total Annual Budget: $20,000

Professional Growth Grants

Professional Growth Grants are awarded monthly to enable attendance at seminars, conferences, workshops and other professional developmental opportunities to enhance instructional and administrative training and management skills development.

Total Annual Budget: $15,000

Experts in Residence Grants

The Experts in Residence Grants are awarded monthly to provide funding and serve as a catalyst to initiate visits from a variety of experts that provide face-to-face interaction between the subject area expert and students.

Total Annual Budget: $10,000

NOK ACS Science Grants

The Foundation partners with the Northern Oklahoma section of the American Chemical Society to offer science grants to educators in an effort to engage students in the study of science. These grants are awarded once a year to educators at any level.

2024 application submission deadline: October 3

Total Annual Budget: TBD (in past years the committee has funded approximately $5,000 in grants annually)

Dora Randolph’s Performing Arts Grants

Starting in the Fall of 2022, the BPS Foundation will offer grants to support the performing arts at Bartlesville High School.  BHS educators in the areas of vocal music, theater, band, and orchestra may apply for funding to support their programs.  The grants will be funded through the Dora Randolph Memorial Fund for Performing Arts.  This Fund was established by Dora’s husband, Bruce Randolph, and daughter, Katrina, to memorialize Dora’s passion for the performing arts and her service as a parent-volunteer with the performing arts programs at Bartlesville High School.

2023 application submission deadline: October 23

Total Annual Budget: $2,500