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The purpose of the Rocky River Education Foundation shall be to enrich and provide added quality to the educational experience of the students attending the Rocky River City Schools;

to encourage further development of specialized talents, skills and academic achievements for individual students, faculty or administrators of the Rocky River City Schools; and to continue the educational traditions in our public school system that have contributed to Rocky River's reputation as an outstanding suburban community.


We only accept grant applications from Rocky River City School District staff. 

Grant deadlines for the 2024-2025 school year are August 23, 2024, October 25, 2024, and February 21, 2025.


Grant Evaluation Form Grant Application

The Silk Road leads to Rocky River.

Rocky River High School teachers Patricia Tobin and Mary Baddour received funding for a silk painting workshop through a Rocky River Education Foundation grant.   Art students received two preparatory lessons in advance of the workshop, which was taught by professional silk painter Gunther Schwegler.

For more information regarding the Rocky River Education Foundation, please contact Joe Calabrese at