PEF Impact Grants for the 2019-2020 Academic Year
are due no later than October 1st!
Areas of focus for awarding PEF Impact Grants include:
• Literacy & Language Arts
• Math & Science
• Fine Arts
• Vocational Education/Life Skills
• Athletics, Nutrition & Well-Being
• PEF T.E.C. Initiative & S.T.E.A.M.
PEF believes it is our responsibility to observe and evaluate each awarded grant as an on-going process throughout the academic year. We work with our school partners to ensure the awarded grants are implemented as described in the application and record the outcomes to demonstrate the ongoing impact.
Since 1983, the PEF Impact Grant Program has given $3,583,182 to teachers, administrators, and parents to fund projects not covered in the school budget. The purpose of these grants is to reward innovative academic programs and foster excellence in education benefiting all Petaluma area students. During the 2018- 2019 school year PEF awarded $200,614 in grants supporting in a variety of academic focus areas.