Educator Initiative Grants

Educare Foundation funds Educator Initiative Grants on an annual basis. 

The deadline for the Educator Initiative grant applications for the 2017-18 school year was February 3, 2017. The deadline for the 2018-19 school year will be in February 2018. Apply for an Educator Initiative Grant.


Educare Awards $88,819 in Grants to Mankato Area Public Schools for the 2017-18 School Year:

  • PLTW (Project Lead The Way) Biomedical Science Equipment for East and West high schools, $54,939
  • Heart Zone Systems including hardware and software to monitor heartrate for Get Fit! Stay Fit! program, $10,000
  • Equipment for construction and woodworking class at Central High School, $10,000
  • Makerspaces equipment including 3D printers & pens, Osmo kits and littleBits, $13,880

Go to our News page and get more details on the past Initiative Grants awarded over the years.