Grants for Innovative Teaching (GFIT) is dedicated to improving education by funding unique programs designed especially for a particular school or grade level. The program is committed to the cause of better education in the Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD) and strives to promote opportunities for teachers and students.

  • All Dallas ISD educators are eligible to apply
  • Projects span all grade levels (K-12) and across all subject areas
  • Educators may request funding up to $2,000 for innovative teaching projects

The 2019-2020 application opens Monday, January 14 and closes Friday, April 26, 2019. Please click here to apply.

Begin by creating log-in credentials or login using your existing username and password using the buttons below. Detailed instructions for completing your application are found here.


*Note: the educator is the “agency”

Please contact if you experience an issue with your Username and/or Password.


We encourage all applicants to review the resources below:

If you have questions about the application process, please contact GFIT Application Liaisons, Lara Bubalo Manor and Bonnie Achariyakosol, at Emails will be returned within 48 hours.