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Teacher Grants

Funding to conduct innovative classroom projects between $100-500.

Purpose of Grants: To fund projects that make creative use of common teaching aids, approach curriculum from an imaginative angle, or tie nontraditional concepts together for the purpose of illustrating commonalities. Innovation and merit account for 40% of the evaluation.

Eligibility: All certified preK-12 teachers who work in a school district in the following counties are eligible for funding: Blackford, Delaware, Grant, Hamilton, Howard, Huntington, Kosciusko, Madison, Miami, Tipton, Wabash or Wells County.

Grant Amounts: $100 to $500.  ViaCU wants to be the sole funding agent for your project. In exceptional cases, a grant may be awarded in conjunction with funding from another source. If you are receiving additional funds for this project, please indicate it in the budget section of the application. View grant guidelines.


Applications available July 1 - September 30.

2023-2024 Grant Winners

Via Credit Union awarded 18 Teacher Grants, totaling over $7,500, to support innovative classroom projects during the 2023-2024 school year. Over the years, ViaCU has funded a total of 164 projects, contributing over $67,500 to local teachers.

Teacher Grant Winners 23-24