TCEC established the GiFTS (Giving Funds to Schools) program to support local schools and empower teachers and students to own their projects with TCEC funds. The amount available to each school is based on enrollment. Funds are available to schools served by TCEC and are available for all grades.
If you are an educator or student, please complete the short form below to request funds. Examples of activities the program will fund are below.
- Band and Choir
- Extra-curricular student organizations
- Engineering/robotics, math clubs, science clubs
- Advertising efforts by schools
- Athletic programs
- Gym banners
- Field signs
- Field Trips or Education Tours
- Science and Technology tours
Individual expenses and traveling expenses like lodging and food are not eligible for funding from TCEC. If you have questions, please call TCEC at 580.652.2418 and ask for Leslie Kraich at extension 128.
TCEC typically responds within 10 business days. Applicants will be notified when to expect the GiFTS check.
GiFTS funds are allocated based on the number of students enrolled. Schools may apply for GiFTS funds from January 1 to October 1. When allocated GiFTS funds have been applied for and disbursed leaving zero funds, applicants will be notified.