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GFPE Grants

See how GFPE can help your educational needs

GFPE’s mission is to support Georgia’s public schools and school systems in their goal of producing students who are prepared to thrive in a 21st century workforce. So we target grant funds to public schools and systems designed to provide aid where it is most needed.

Working hand-in-hand with committed donors and stakeholders, including the Georgia Department of Education, our efforts have produced tangible results statewide. And the GFPE is always ready to provide our public education institutions with opportunities. So, if your school or system finds itself in need, please consider a grant application with GFPE.

Contact GFPE today at 404-656-5594 if you have any questions or would like any additional information about any of our grant programs.

Workforce for Georgia Grant Program

The Georgia Foundation for Public Education, in partnership with the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of the third round of the Workforce for Georgia Grant Program on March 14, 2024. The grant program provides school districts that offer Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) through traditional high school programs or through College and Career Academies (CCA), with support of up to $50,000 to implement or scale career pathway programs to meet workforce needs of local and regional communities’ industries and businesses. Up to $1,000,000 will be awarded in grant support from Georgia Power Foundation, Inc.

The full Request for Proposal (RFP) information and link to apply will be posted on both the Georgia Foundation for Public Education website and the Georgia Power website on March 14, 2024.


Innovative Education Fund

This grant program, which is funded through the PEACH Education Tax Credit, aids Georgia public schools and districts in developing and implementing innovative programs at various stages. The Innovative Fund is designed to provide a safe space for schools and districts to design, test, iterate, and scale innovative programs that have the potential to transform education in their context.


Rural Education Fund (REF)

This grant is designed to provide traditional public schools, charter schools, and school districts located in counties with 35,000 or fewer residents up to $10,000 to use however they wish to drive student outcomes. The Rural Education Fund is made possible through the purchase of the “Educator” and “Support Education” license plates by Georgia residents, along with other donated funds. 


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Grant Success

“Thank you so much for the grant that helped our program to be successful...We greatly look forward to next year and how we can expand our program to reach even more students. Again, thank you for your generous support.”  --Chandra Steele, Pike County Schools