The Manor Innovator Grants are designed to encourage, facilitate, recognize and reward innovative and creative instructional approaches in the district.

Manor ISD teachers, campuses and departments may apply for funding to support innovative programs or projects to support higher levels of student learning. The grant must enhance student learning and support the objectives, goals, and initiatives of the Campus Action Plan or District Improvement Plan.

Projects should fall into one of more of the following categories:

Project Based Learning Initiatives

Fine Arts Programming

Academic and Educational Enrichment

Social Emotional Learning

Parent Education

Innovative Teaching

Physical Health

Student Leadership Development

Manor Innovator Funds

Grants up to $750 will be awarded to individual teacher initiated programs or projects.  

Grants up to $1,500 will be awarded to campus teams, departments and district initiated programs or projects.

Manor Innovator Grant Timeline


August 26, 2019 • Calls for Grants

September 9 & 10, 2019 • Grant Writing Workshop

Central Administration Office  /  4-5pm / 5-6pm

October 14, 2019 • Grants Due   

October 28, 2019 • Grant Notebooks Submitted to Grant Selection Committee

November 4, 2019 • Grant Selection Committee Meeting to Review Grants

November 12, 2019 • Present Grants to MSF Board of Directors for Approval

December 5, 2019 • Present Grants to Manor School District