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Every year the PTO makes $20,000 worth of mini-grant funds available to teachers.  This year we are offering up to $25,000 in mini-grants!  These mini-grants have been used to enrich our students' education and bring them to the next level of learning. 


Here are just some of the many mini-grants that have been approved in recent years.

  • Music program: NJ Symphony Orchestra

  • Anti-Bullying programs - Be a Super Hero, and Lead-U Assembly

  • Author visits - Kim Norman, Daryl Cobb, and Kate Klise

  • Local Field Trips - Battle of Monmouth, Lenni Lenape, Algonquin Theatre, and Huber Woods

  • After-school clubs - Mural club, Sushi club garden, Chess club - chess sets

  • Science - Pop Quiz Assembly, Chick Hatching, Drones, Goggle Sanitizing Cabinet

  • Flexible seating for classrooms and CRPS Library

  • Shakespeare Live

  • iPods for Digital Photography

  • Expansion of the robotics program

  • Cubelets coding and robotics tools

  • iPads for Science BioBlitz

  • District-wide Air Purifiers and Filters

  • Mentoring with AT&T Aspire Program to encourage STEM learning in female students

  • CDMS After the Bell Program

Take a look at the mini-grants that were approved during the 2021-2022 School Year!  



You can also click through our mini-grant slideshow to see a few of our mini-grants in action!  Simply being a member helps to make these programs a reality.  Thank you to all of the dedicated teachers and staff who have taken the time to implement these programs for our children!  We appreciate all that you do!

Once the submission deadline has passed, the mini-grant committee will continue reviewing applications if funds are still available for the school year.  The application can be found on our FORMS page or contact Kirsten Connor at with questions.

Check out this clip from the 3rd Grade Virtual Field Trip to the the South Carolina Aquarium!

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