Grant Writers

Barrington Education Foundation
Announces 2019 – 2020 Grant Cycle

In 2019 – 2020, BEF will award two types of grants – Traditional and Special Academic Resources Quick (SPARQ) grants.

To facilitate the grant application process, please read our published guidelines for the Traditional and SPARQ grants.

SPARQ applications are due on the first of each month and will be accepted up until May 1, 2020.

Deadline for submission of  Traditional grant applications is Wednesday, January 15, 2020 with the Principal’s Comment Form due to BEF by January 17, 2020.

Completed Traditional and SPARQ grant applications must be emailed to

SPARQ applicants will be notified within 30 days of a decision.  Traditional grant applicants will be notified by March 27, 2020.


Please contact Allocations Co-Chairs Emily Ford and Kristen Shields at