Thank you for your interest in applying for a grant from the BMEF.

The BMEF is a non-profit organization that exists to provide support to the Briarcliff Manor School District. Every proposal is reviewed with the care and consideration necessary to make responsible decisions regarding the expenditure of community-donated funds.

2023/2024 Grants Timeline

The Briarcliff Manor Education Foundation Grant Submission Guidelines and Application

Please review the following guidelines prior to your submission.
  1. Start your grant application here (Coming October 2023).
  2. The BMEF’s priority in funding grants is for innovative and creative projects, programs, and/or equipment that are outside the scope of the school district’s budget.
  3. Student and community member applications require a BMUFSD faculty member sponsor.
  4. Submit 2-3 quotes from different vendors, including one from the approved district vendor list. You can contact Nicole Susa ( to find out if a vendor is already approved.
  5. All grants should be reviewed by your building Principal and, when appropriate, the District Director of Technology (or their designee) prior to application submission.
  6. Applications for projects and programs that have previously received BMEF grant funding are permitted, however, the BMEF cannot guarantee there will be adequate funding available for repeat grant requests.
  7. The BMEF Board of Directors will vote on grant funding at our annual meeting in April.
  8. Applicants will be notified of grant decisions at that time.
  9. Grants will be funded in the next fiscal year following approval. If funds are needed sooner, please indicate this in the application.
  10. Off-cycle grant proposals will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  11. Questions? Please contact the BMEF Grants Committee at We look forward to hearing your ideas!


The Briarcliff Manor Education Foundation, established in 1995, seeks to enhance the education of students in the Briarcliff Manor school district by granting innovative, cutting-edge programs and projects that are beyond the scope of public school funding.