RMS PTSA wants to support your classroom by sponsoring grants for special projects.  The purpose of each grant is to fund ongoing curriculum that advances student learning.

The deadline for submitting grant requests is 3 PM on Thursday, November 8th, 2018.

Grant Criteria

The awarded funds will:

  • Support curriculum and instruction and RMS’s School Improvement Plan or equivalent
  • Support as many students as possible
  • Be used for non-edible and non-consumable items
  • Will not be used for previously purchased items


If awarded the funds will:

  • Be spent by June 1, 2019
  • Include tax and/or shipping costs
  • Become a part of Redmond Middle School’s building inventory


Proposal Guidelines

  • Include the following information:
    • Project title
    • Your name and contact information
    • Department/Grade level
    • Number of students impacted by your proposal
  • Use one paragraph to describe how your request supports curriculum and RMS’s School Improvement Plan or equivalent, and meets the criteria listed above.
  • Below the paragraph, state your requested amount in two ways: (1) the maximum number of dollars needed to implement and/or support your project, and (2) the least amount of dollars you can live with to implement and/or initiate your project. Attach any supporting documentation.
  • Important! Include tax and shipping If your grant proposal is approved, it will be funded by the amount you requested only. Any amount over will be deducted from your department’s budget by the RMS Office Manager.
  • PTSA grants do not cover ongoing costs, such as maintenance or consumables. If your grant proposal is for equipment that will have ongoing operating costs, include your plan to cover these costs.
  • Is your grant proposal time-sensitive? If yes, please explain. 

Please remember to make a copy of your proposal for your files before submitting.

To submit, either (1) email your proposal to the PTSA prior to the deadline at grantrequest@rmsptsa.org, or (2) place your written proposal in the PTSA mailbox by 3 PM on the due date.

The PTSA Executive Committee will review requests received by the submission deadline of 3 PM on Thursday, November 8th, 2018and will select grant recipients based on grant criteria, priority as determined jointly with school administration, and funds available within the amount approved by the PTSA General Membership. Grant applicants will be notified within two weeks after the deadline of whether their proposal was selected for funding. If you have questions, contact president@rmsptsa.org.