Application Information

Grants may be submitted for projects between $1 and $5,000. The Foundation's mission is to fund educational tools that are creative and motivate learning for Texas City ISD students. Grants may be submitted to the TCISD Foundation for the Future office. Please read carefully the instruction page for completing your grant. There are new procedures listed for technology requests.

2018-19 Grant Application

Since inception the Foundation has granted over $3.3 million to TCISD teachers to fund innovative learning materials for students. Below are listings of grants awarded in recent years.

Click below to view more information on select grant winners from each year.

2017 Grant

Congratulations to Kohfeldt Elementary teacher Katina Ware, who received a grant for $4,949.70 for a "Califone USB Digital Microscope" project, which explores STEM activities inside and outside the classroom. The handheld digital microscopes allow students to take pictures and record videos of the world around them. Eastman supported this grant.

2016 Grant

Congratulations to Amy Robeson, prekindergarten teacher at Calvin Vincent Early Childhood Center. She was awarded four grants totaling $16,686 for "Adventures in STEM," "STEM Exploration," "Sing & Read" and "Learning is a Snap." Sullivan is pictured with fellow prekindergarten teacher and grant winner Terri Whitten and TCISD board trustee and TCISD Foundation for the Future director Melba Anderson.

2015 Grant

Congratulations to Sue Sullivan, Texas City High School Spanish teacher. She has broken the record for receiving the most grants awarded to one teacher! She was awarded five grants that include: "Word Up", "Watch Me Learn", "Mind Games", "Game On!" and "Can You Hear Me Now?" Sullivan is pictured with her 5 grants and surrounded by her Spanish students.

2014 Grant

Monica Bear of Levi Fry Intermediate School was awarded funding for a grant “No Mirrors, No Cords, No Hassle!” Funding provided by Marathon Petroleum Co. allows all fifth and sixth grade students to collect, record, and analyze information with state of the art microscopes in their science classes.

2013 Grant

Funds supported by Eastman Chemical was awarded to Stephen Gruber of Texas City High School. His grant "Autoclave" will provide equipment to properly sterilize scientific tools and solutions.

2012 Grant

More than $141,000 was awarded to teachers for innovative classroom programs!

2011 Grant

The kickoff at Heights Elementary for the “Olympics of Reading” grant was a big hit for students. All students were challenged to read the take home books provided to earn their Olympic medals.

2010 Grant

Orfesstration of the Masters", a grant written by Ms. Gwen Dorsey at Levi Fry Intermediate, provided special instruments that teach students music through the Orff Schulwerk Training. This music initiative was named in honor of patrons Mr. & Mrs. John D. Butler, Ms. Carmen Stott, and Mr. & Mrs. Walter Welch.