Department Overview

  • Welcome to Richmond Public Schools Office of Grants Management. The office provides many SERVICES to staff and schools throughout the district: 
    GRANT ALERTS are sent to schools and staff throughout the district to provide information about grant opportunities. GRANT WORKSHOPS provide anpuzzle orientation to the grants process and a foundation for continued learning. Four specific types of TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE:

    1. Reviewing the grant application to begin the proposal development process
    2. Reviewing/editing proposal drafts/applications for submission
    3. Assisting an individual or school/district team with proposal writing
    4. Assistance with budget development

    About the RPS Economic & Community Development Team
    The Office of Grants Management seeks to increase grant resources to enhance educational opportunities for RPS' students. Resources are also sought to support professional development for RPS' staff members.

    The Office of School/Community Partnerships is created to develop, promote and assist in the coordination of collaborative efforts between the schools and the business, faith and civic communities in an effort to build and maintain relationships beneficial to Richmond Public Schools and to the community at large.

    The Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation supports the school board's efforts to provide educational excellence to the children of Richmond, their families and the broader Richmond community. The Foundation targets efforts not covered by existing public funding.

    The Economic & Community Development Team
    Cheryl P. Bostick, Manager, State & Local Funding; Email
    Sandra Wheeler, School/Community Partnership Specialist; Email
    Kim Hutchinson, Executive Director, RPS Education Foundation; Email

Contact Information

  • customer service Grants Management
    301 North Ninth Street 
    13th Floor
    Richmond, VA 23219

    Phone: 804.780.7791 
    Fax: 804.780.5235