Get money for your classroom

Get ready to apply for grants from the Dallas Retired Teachers Association. This fall, four Dallas ISD teachers will be awarded $750 each in grant money from the organization’s Classroom Assistance Grants. The grants are awarded to Dallas ISD teachers who, on a daily basis, demonstrate commitment to public education and students through the creation of programs, events, or other learning platforms.

The application period will be open Monday, Aug. 26, and close on Friday, Oct. 23. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Applicants may apply individually, as a group/team, or as a school. Those who apply as a group/team or as a school, should designate someone to lead the grant application process and serve as the contact person to receive any related correspondence from the Dallas Retired Teachers Association.

Classroom Assistance Grant Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be Dallas ISD school teachers for the 2024-2025 school year.
  • All applications must include a handwritten signature of the school principal expressing approval of the project.

How to apply:

Rosa L. Brooks

5335 Drane Drive

Dallas, TX 75209-5501

  • The application and required documents must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, 2024.

The Dallas Retired Teachers Association Grant Review Committee will review all grant applications. The four grant recipients will be announced on Nov. 15 via email. Recipients may be asked to participate in a survey or video after receiving the grant money. If you have any questions, contact Rosa Brooks at

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