Educational Opportunities/Grants

The Lower Dauphin Falcon Foundation (LDFF) is pleased to announce the availability of grants to support staff and student projects and activities that will enhance the education process. The mission of LDFF is to ensure the highest level of educational innovation supporting students, faculty and staff with community involvement in a partnership of lifetime learning. Through LDFF, Lower Dauphin will have a stable base of funding during challenging economic times and a long-term base of support to meet needs as they change over time. Together, we can ensure that help will be available to our community when it is needed most.

Although funding requests are reviewed two times a year, it is suggested that requests be submitted by October 26, 2022 for projects running from November through the end of the school year; February 22, 2023 for summer projects through the start of the 2022-2023 school year.

To have your grant or project idea reviewed, simply complete the appropriate form and email ( or mail to LDFF, 291 E. Main Street, Hummelstown, PA  17036 by the deadline.

If you have a project ($1,500 or more), download a Project Concept Form:
print and complete (send via mail or scan and send via email)

Download a Grant Application Form:
complete online or print (send via email or print and mail)

Download an Expense Voucher (once grant program/activity is completed):
complete online or print (send via email)

LDFF solicited grant applications from Lower Dauphin faculty, staff, students and community members during three cycles last school year. Criteria for approval included, among other items, consistency with LDFF’s mission, the number of students impacted and the innovative aspects of the grant. Grant applications represented a broad range of ideas, applicants, students impacted and locations. Due to the impact of Covid-19, several grantees were unable to complete their projects.

Grants Approved by LDFF during 2021-2022, Benefiting Students of the Lower Dauphin School District

  1. Physical Computing with Cyber:bots (HS)—$544.50
  2. STEAM Activities and Cart, 3rd Grade Team (East Hanover)—$669.57
  3. Knowledge Exploration Visual Arts (KEVA) Plank sets, Gifted Education (K-8)—$650
  4. Gaga Pit (East Hanover)—$2,697.86

Plus an additional 169 grants during the past 14 years. Thank you for your support! 
You are making a difference!