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Grant Information
Local Grant applications are now only processed through an online system. The system is set up so that the applicant must complete the Grant and Gift Application Checklist form online and upload the grant narrative, budget, and budget narrative to the application.
Applicants must contact the Accounting Manager to go over their budget prior to submitting the application online. Once the application is submitted, the grant approvers (department heads in the district) will review it for completeness and accuracy.
All grant requests must be received three weeks prior to the grant deadline. Once final district approval has been obtained (from the Director of Finance), the applicant will be notified via email at which time the grant application may then be submitted to the Grantor by the applicant.
All grant checks are to be made payable and sent to:
Durango School District 9-R
Attn: Accounting Manager
201 E. 12th Street
Durango, CO  81301
To access the online application, click HERE.  Please make sure to clearly identify each of the three fields as requested, then click on the "Go to form' button.  Only the online grant application will be accepted.

If you have any questions regarding the grant application process, please contact the Finance Department.

American Rescue Plan Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief
ARP ESSER III Information

ARP ESSER III is the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund, a federal grant that was awarded to states and school districts as part of the American Rescue Plan. The intent of these funds is to determine the needs of our students and staff, address the academic impact of lost learning during school closures through evidence-based interventions and ensure that interventions will address the needs of all students, in particular students from historically underserved populations. Please see below the Use of Funds Plan for Durango School District 9-R.