Welcome WCPSS Educators.

We are so excited that we can offer you the chance to improve classroom instruction by using our Teacher Innovation Grants. Whether this is your first or fiftieth time applying, we hope you know how much WakeEd wants to support your efforts to improve education in WCPSS.

Applications have closed for the 2017-2018 school year. We will announce the grant recipients in June and July.


Please visit our Teacher Innovation Grants page in 2018 for your next chance to apply!


Application Period

March – May

Applications Open March 1

March 1: Grant Writing Workshop

March 2: Grant Writing Workshop

May 15: Grant applications submitted to WakeEd via online portal on our website. Include Principal/Supervisor Signature Page and notify WCPSS Office of Grants. 

Recipients Notified


June 13: Year-Round Calendar Schools 

July 6: Modified and Traditional Calendar Schools

Grant Period

July 20 – August 1: Grant funds released to schools for use during the 2017-2018 school year.


Have questions? Click here to read our Frequently Asked Questions.