The Rural Schools Collaborative is pleased has announced a new grant partnership with Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America. The Rural Schools Innovation Grants, serving regions in IL, MN, and WI, are accepting applications through May 15, 2021.

Grants of up to $10,000 per eligible school district are available through this one-time program. Rural public schools in Compeer Financial’s 144-county territory in parts of Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin are eligible to apply. A total of $150,000 is available for this grant program.

Approved projects must be prepared to launch by the beginning of the 2021-22 school year, respective to a district’s academic calendar, and all funded projects must have the approval of either a building lead administrator or district superintendent.

Click here to learn more about the grant.