Lawton Public Schools' Grant Department
The mission of the Grant Department is to equitably serve principals and teachers through collaboration by providing resources and support; ensuring students graduate as career bound citizens.
Before Submitting a Grant: Know the LPS Procedure!
Step 1: Find a grant that requires no matching funds.
Step 2: Acquire your principal’s approval to apply for the grant.
Step 3: Complete the LPS Grant Pre-Approval Form, located on the Grant’s website.
Step 4: The grant will be reviewed by the Grant Department to determine if the individual can write the grant.
Step 5: The individual will be notified by e-mail that he/she can proceed and actually write the grant.
Step 6: Send the written grant to the Grant Department through the Grant Department website for final approval before submission to the granting entity.
Step 7: If it meets LPS criteria, the grant will then be passed on to the Finance Department for approval.
Step 8: If approved, Finance will send it to the superintendent for final approval.
Step 9: The individual will be notified that he/she has full approval to submit that specific grant to the granting entity.
Lance Gibbs: Grants Executive Director
580-215-0255 Ext: 2045
Megan Veldhuizen: Grant Coordinator, STEM Specialist
580-215-0255 Ext: 2047
Margaret Ploof: Grant Facilitator
580-215-0255 Ext: 2046