Grant Applications

Our Mission

Barrington Education Foundation champions extraordinary educational opportunities in the Barrington Public Schools.

Our Vision

BEF’s vision is a community in which every public school student receives a world-class education and is inspired, challenged and guided to reach his or her greatest potential.

2022 – 2023 GRANTS


How to Apply for a SPARQ Grant

  1. Download the application form and complete it.
  2. Email a copy to your principal for his/her signature.
  3. Email the completed application to by the first of each month.  Applications will be accepted up until May 5, 2023.

After you’ve submitted your application

  • BEF will inform you via email within 30 days if your grant has been approved

Download the SPARQ Grant Application.


How to Apply for a Traditional Grant

To complete your application

  1. You can submit the Traditional Grant Google Form application or by downloading the Grant Application and returning all material to
  2. The Principal Comment Form must be completed by your principal and returned over e-mail.
  3. All application materials (including the Principal’s Comment Form) are due by Friday, March 3, 2023.
  4. Questions? Please contact

After you’ve submitted your application

  • BEF will confirm receipt of your application by email.
  • The BEF Allocations Committee will contact you in March to schedule a brief meeting. This is your chance to help us better understand your project.

Click here to download Grant Application and Principal Comment Form