Grant Request

Grant Request Guidelines

Types of requests we are looking to fund:

We suggest that your request include many of the following guidelines. Grants will be awarded based on how fully the request meets our guidelines.

  • The request has some level of innovation (new to your school, your corporation, and/or Dubois County).

  • The request directly or indirectly impacts one of the ROI regional sub-sector industries: Advanced Manufacturing, Life Science/Bio Med, or Defense.

  • The request has the potential to be showcased and spread to other districts.

  • The request is something Hub19 has funded before, and the request supports further expansion of the initiative or program.

  • The request has sustainability potential. Hub19/Ready Schools Grant helps start the initiative or program and then it is sustained by the school corporation.

  • The request has no other realistic start-up funding source.

  • The request has lasting impact and is not a consumable item.​

  • The request truly fits one or more of our five strategies:

1. Teacher Innovation Exploration or Professional Development

Examples: Project Based Learning, Summit Learning, Project Lead The Way, STEM

2. Improving Student Employability and Leadership Skills (Program Support)

Examples: The Leader In Me, Student Run Enterprises

3. Providing Student Career Awareness and Exploration Opportunities (Program Support)

Examples: Naviance Career Software, Local Industry Visits/Field Trips, Tours of Opportunity

4. Providing Engaged and Relevant Learning Opportunities For Students (Program Support)

Examples: Robotics Programs, Makerspace Labs, STEM Programs, Project Lead The Way Launch and Gateway Programs

5. Helps Support or Build the Automation and Robotics Academy

Examples: Curriculum, Marketing, Instruction