The Ascension Fund is accepting grant applications from all educators within the Ascension Parish public school system for the upcoming school year.

Grants are open to all fields of study with the intent to support innovative and creative methods of learning for our students, a news release said.

Two types of grants are offered: individual Teacher Grants in the amount of $500 or $1,000 and School Impact Grants in the amount of $2,500.

The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. April 21. For information or to apply, visit or call Jennifer deFrances at (225) 290-3322.