Ignite Innovation

Supporting Teachers & Classrooms for Student Success

Our Teacher Grants Program supports innovation in the classroom. Thanks to the generous donations of supporters like you, since 2016 Renton Schools Foundation has provided 100 Teacher and Support Staff with direct grants totaling more than $69,000 for use in the classrooms and supporting student learning!  

 Here is a look at some of the grants Renton Schools Foundation has provided!

  • Meadow Crest – Math & Literacy Materials

  • Benson Hill Elementary School – Kindergarten STEM Materials

  • Bryn Mawr Elementary School – Classroom Books

  • Campbell Hill Elementary School – Classroom Books

  • Cascade Elementary School – STEM Building Activity Center

  • Hazelwood Elementary School – Recorders & Ukulele Tuners

  • Highlands Elementary School – STEM Materials

  • Honey Dew Elementary School – Sensory Kits for K to 3

  • Kennydale Elementary School – Musical Instruments

  • Lakeridge Elementary School – Robotics Kits

  • Maplewood Heights Elementary School – Science Fair

  • Renton Park Elementary School – Musical Instruments

  • Sartori Elementary School – Math Read-Aloud Books

  • Sierra Heights Elementary School – PE Equipment

  • Talbot Hill Elementary School – Of Cedar & Salmon program

  • Tiffany Park Elementary School – Chess Club

  • Dimmitt Middle School – Clay Program

  • McKnight Middle School – Tools for “Gallery Walks”

  • Nelsen Middle School – Spanish Novels 

  • Risdon Middle School – Sheet Music

  • Hazen High School – Band and Orchestra Sheet Music

  • Lindbergh High School – Greenhouse Supplies

  • Renton High School – Breakout EDU Boxes

  • Talley High School – PE Equipment

  • Renton Academy – Library Books

  • RSD Digital Learning Coach – Started a before school Coding Club

Applying for a Teacher Grant

The 2021 Ignite Innovation Teacher Grant applications process opens October 6, 2021.

All Renton School District (RSD) Teachers and Support Staff will be emailed Grant Applications and Instructions on or before October 6, 2021.   Look for this email to come from the RSD Community Relations Department.  For questions, please contact Kayla Steckler,

The deadline for submitting a 2021 Ignite Innovation Teacher Grant application is October 22, 2021