TEACH Grants

Curriculum GrantCurriculum Grant

The $25,000 TEACH Curriculum Grant is awarded annually each fiscal year (July 1 to June 30) by the Wisconsin Department of Administration's TEACH Grant Program to a consortium of school districts to develop and implement a technology-enhanced high school curriculum (Ch. 16.997(7), Wis. Stats). The consortium must include high schools from at least 8 school districts.

Winners of the TEACH Curriculum Grant must provide 100% matching funds in the form of cash. No in-kind contributions are allowed. The TEACH Curriculum Grant must be reapplied for annually.

Expenditures must be spent by June 30 and copies of paid receipts sent to the TEACH Grant Program for reimbursement.

Infrastructure GrantsInfrastructure Grants

Information Technology Infrastructure Grants provide technology infrastructure to improve the capacity of rural school districts and libraries to utilize technology for students and patrons. Only eligible, individual, rural school districts and libraries may apply. $7,500,000 is available for State Fiscal Years 16, 17 & 19.  $15,000,000 is available for State Fiscal Year 18. These are not additional funds to the TEACH Grant program. They are a reallocation of existing funds within TEACH.

Infrastructure grants are competitive based upon school districts with the greatest free or reduced-price lunch percentage. Funding for Information Technology Infrastructure Grants is contingent upon available TEACH funds.

See current Fiscal Year for grant awards, eligible districts and libraries, eligible infrastructure purchases, eligibility requirements, FAQs, etc.

Teacher Training GrantsTechnology Training Grants

The TEACH Technology Training Grants are available to consortia of three or more eligible rural school districts or libraries for the purpose of training teachers and librarians on the use of educational technology. Grants are available for districts that have fewer than 13 or 16 students per square mile (see specific grant year) or public libraries that are located within rural territory (as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau) municipalities with a population of 20,000 or less. Note: Libraries became eligible in FY18.

Beginning in Fiscal Year 16, $1,500,000 will be available annually for the TEACH Technology Training Grants (Ch. 16.996, Wis. Stats). These are not additional funds to the TEACH Grant program. They are a reallocation of existing funds within TEACH.

See current Fiscal Year for grant awards, eligible districts and libraries, eligible infrastructure purchases, eligibility requirements, FAQs, etc.

For more information, please contact the TEACH Grants Administrator, teach@wisconsin.gov or 608-261-5054.