Reaching Out Grants

Pictures from Current and Past Reaching Out Grant Programs:  Mad Science Enrichment – Family Centers Pre-school, New Lebanon Theatre Arts, GHS Education and Wellness Center, New Lebanon Farm to Bryam, Old Greenwich School Weather Station, and CMS Innovation Space.


Reaching Out Grants (ROG) funding now exceeds $1.9MM! The Alliance developed Reaching Out Grants to fund new and continuing programs that support our mission of fostering educational success for all students. Through these grants, the Alliance partners with the Greenwich schools and community organizations to fund innovation, expand opportunities, inspire educators, and continue to raise achievement for all students. And that is what it’s all about! Fantastic ideas generated by educators and community organizations wanting to get their students excited and engaged about their education with the goal of reaching the best academic outcomes.

Have an idea for an innovative new program? Please refer to the Grant Process page.


Two of the largest initiatives funded to date include the AVID programs at Greenwich High School and Central and Western Middle Schools and Innovation Lab at Greenwich High School. Other grants have spanned the gamut of achievement gap initiatives, arts enrichment, innovative learning spaces and social and emotional well-being programs. View the Grants History page for a list of prior grants.

Developing Artist Program

Provides students & community members with a broader understanding of what it means to be an artist through exposure to a diverse group of studio artists and workshop experiences.

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New Lebanon (NL) Theatre Arts

Allows all NL student to explore their passion for theater, build confidence and improve language skills. (Photo credit: Leslie Yager, 2022 The Addams Family performance)

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VR Unbound Innovations

Utilizes innovative, immersive and interactive virtual reality/augmented reality technology to enhance the educational experience across all subject matters.

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Greenwich Alliance for Education
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Greenwich, CT 06830