Grant applications are now being accepted for Fall 2019:

Twice yearly during our fall and spring grant cycles, MERS administrators, teachers and staff have the opportunity to submit grant proposals for educational resources and professional enrichment courses that would not otherwise be possible through district funding. The Foundation for MERS strives to bring innovative programs and technology to our eight schools so that each school has the educational resources necessary for its students to reach their highest learning potential.

Fall 2019 Grant Application Deadline is October 25, 2019.

Please download the appropriate form below and submit via email to: or mail to: The Foundation for MERS, P.O. Box 234, Manalapan, NJ 07726.

Grant Application Guidelines (Click to download)

Grant Program Application (Click to download)

Grant Teacher Enrichment Application (Click to download)

Grant Completion Report (Click to download)

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you for your continued support of The Foundation for MERS.

Since our inception in the 2009-2010 school year, The Foundation for MERS has allocated over $700,000 in grants for educational resources and programs to the MERS District. During the 2017-2018 school year, The Foundation awarded over $56,000 to our K-8 schools.

Click on the link below to view a complete list of grants allocated:

2018 Spring Grants Awarded

2017 Fall Grants Awarded

2017 Spring Grants Awarded

2016 Fall Grants Awarded

2016 Spring Grants Awarded

2015 Fall Grants Awarded