JLKD encourages and supports excellence in teaching by awarding a Teacher’s Grant to educators who present outstanding student programming for an impactful program or project that otherwise would not be provided for in the school budget.

To be eligible for the grant:

  1. Teachers must be employed full-time or part-time at any public or private school serving students who are in pre-k through fifth grade.
  2.  The school or program must serve a minimum of 20% or more of children from a “low-income family/household” within DuPage, Kane, Kendall, or Will County, Illinois. A “low income family/household” is defined as having an annual income that does not exceed 200% of the federal poverty line.

The 2020 Application Period is Now Open!

Click here for the grant application. Submission due date is January 20, 2020. 

Please contact grants@jlkd.org with any questions or to request additional information.