The Gildersleeve Fund is a grant program available only to the Portland School District from funds of the Gildersleeve Wheeler Education Fund (GWEF). GWEF is a non-profit organization designed to promote the excellence of public education in Portland. This is done on a direct contribution basis through grants for worthy educational projects, enhancement programs, access to enhanced technological equipment, education and training. GWEF works in close collaboration with the Portland School District administrators to assess, identify, evaluate, coordinate and implement innovative ways to enhance educational opportunities for all of the students attending Portland public schools.
The following forms are part of the application and reporting process which may be used in requesting grant funds for the benefit of students in the Portland public school system: