Do you have an innovative or new teaching idea for a school program, initiative, tool or learning aid? The West Geauga Educational Foundation (WGEF) is a non-profit group that provides funds to help introduce new and innovative learning methods to students at West Geauga schools. Over the past 30 years, the foundation has provided more than $500,000 in funds to support educational programs.

Twice during the school year (November and February), WGEF reviews applications from teachers, administrators, students and parents, to determine which programs to fund that will enrich and enhance educational experiences for West Geauga students.

Some programs the foundation has funded over the past two years include: Google Virtual Field Trips for Westwood & Lindsey Elementary Schools; 21st Century Classroom for Lindsey; Aquaponics Global Food Production for West Geauga High School; iPad Pros for the Middle School and IXL Online Learning Tool for all West Geauga Schools.

Anyone in West Geauga School District can apply for a grant. The West Geauga Educational Foundation has $20,000 available for grant funding this 2019-2020 school year. If you’re interested in applying for a grant for your innovative or new teaching idea, complete and submit our application which can be found at by November 15, 2019. Contact Caise McHale at 216-789-4842 or [email protected] with any questions.