In remembrance of Steve Rankin, former JCESD Board Chair, active community member and advocate for the children and teachers of Jefferson County, the Jefferson County Educational Service District Board of Directors has worked to provide a grant program to assist teachers and classrooms. Steve Rankin wanted educators to be thanked for their dedication and be supported in making learning come alive for students of Jefferson County. All Jefferson County public school staff are eligible to apply for funds under this program. The JCESD plans to award up to ten (10) grants up to $500 each for the 2022-
2023 school year.

Please thoroughly read program requirements prior to completing your application. Only fully completed applications will be accepted for Board review and selection. The Steve Rankin memorial grants are open to ALL Jefferson County public school staff working to
enhance student learning.


Applications will be available online April 13, 2022 – May 20, 2022.  Jefferson County public school teachers that are returning for the 2022-2023 school year may apply for funds up to $500. Proposals are due to by 5:00 PM on Friday, May 20, 2022.
Skip to content