How To Apply

Eligible organizations are welcome to submit proposals for the Technology Education Foundation (TEF) grant program. A formal, written proposal is required along with the following information:

A. Cover letter – Submitted on official letterhead of organization and signed by a representative with authority to submit a grant application.

B. Description of Project – Must include the following information:

  • Description of the mission of the organization, the amount of money requested, and the purpose of the contribution;
  • Description of the problem you wish to address, the solution you propose, and a detailed description of how the TEF grant will be incorporated;
  • Proposed project budget with all other anticipated sources of income;
  • Plans to measure and evaluate program results;
  • Copy of an IRS 501(c)(3) ruling or other documentation substantiating tax exemption status;
  • Name, address and telephone number of the project contact person.

Proposals with incomplete information or organizations that do not meeting eligibility requirements will not be considered for funding.

Send completed proposals to:

Technology Education Foundation
P.O. Box 44787
Madison, WI 53744

Please contact us with any questions about the TEF grant application process.

Deadline: The 2022 proposal period has closed.  Recipients will be notified when funding decisions are made.

Sample Proposal: Review this example of a past proposal.

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