The Mission of the Dublin Education Foundation is to:

Promote excellence and equity in the Dublin City Schools (DCS) by providing financial assistance for educational programs, innovative teaching projects and extra-curricular activities which enrich and enhance students’ learning opportunities and their overall learning experience.

DEF Grant Application

Eligible Applicants:

  • DCS staff and faculty members
  • DCS students
  • Parents /parent groups of DCS students
  • Members of the Dublin community

School district applications must be signed by the appropriate school principal. All applications must be approved by a DCS administrator.

Funding Priorities:

  • Measurably improve student performance.
  • Impact students positively in the areas of learning or character building.
  • Exhibit sustainable and long-range educational benefits.
  • Promote creative and innovative teaching.
  • Can be replicated in other Dublin schools or have district-wide implications.
  • Encourage parental and community engagement in the schools.
  • Utilize resources effectively and efficiently.

Dublin City Schools’ Mission Statement
We believe that all students can and must learn at relatively high levels of achievement. It is our job to create an environment in our classrooms that results in this high level of performance. We are confident that, with our support and help, students can master challenging academic material and we expect them to do so. We are prepared to work
collaboratively with colleagues, students, and parents to achieve this shared educational purpose.