Apply Now! KCTCU Grant Can Help Kane County Educators Pay For Classroom Resources

Apply Now! KCTCU Grant Can Help Kane County Educators Pay For Classroom Resources

The Kane County Regional Office’s nonprofit, Kane Excellence in Education Partnership, is partnering with the Kane County Teachers Credit Union to offer a mini-grant to teachers for classroom use.

Awards range from $100 to $1,000.

Mini-Grant Criteria

Grants may be provided to educators that require additional resources in the classroom to promote the well-being of students and to create an environment of equity and equality. Requested items include educational materials or tools, student special needs, field trips, room decoration, technology, or software/web-based programs. 

Grants cannot be used for meals and unapproved district items. The mini-grant scholarship committee reserves the right to refuse items that they feel do not meet the criteria as specified above.

Applicant Criteria

Eligible applicants are public school educators and administrators in PK-12 classrooms in Kane County ROE school districts. Applications from Non-Public educators that teach in an ISBE Recognized School will be accepted. Apply here:

Application Deadline and Review Timeframe

  • Application Opens Aug. 2
  • Application Closes Oct. 15
  • Decision Notifications: Nov. 15
  • Funds Utilization: March 2022

About KCT Credit Union

KCT Credit Union is proud to partner with the Kane County ROE in establishing this grant program to serve the classroom needs of educators.

Chartered in 1937, Kane County Teachers (KCT) Credit Union was formed by an Elgin Public School teacher and Kane County Superintendent of Schools to serve the financial needs of area educators and administrative and support staff. KCT is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial institution that focuses on helping people that live and work in Fox Valley communities to live better lives financially. To learn more about KCT visit:

SOURCE: Kane County Regional Office of Education