Grant Payment Information

The Santa Barbara County Education Office Teachers Network must abide by all legal requirements, regulations, and intentions of donors when awarding grant funds to recipients. The following rules apply to all grant payments:

– Grant funds must be used during the school year in which the grant was awarded.

– Grant funds will be distributed in one of three ways, as decided by the grant recipient:

1. Payroll– Funds are sent to the District, subject to normal deductions, taxes, and withholdings

2. District Reimbursement for Purchased Items– Funds are sent to the District for reimbursement after grant recipient returns receipts for items purchased. District may require that all receipts are turned-in at once, and by the purchasing cut-off date for the current school year.

3. School Site Reimbursement for Purchased Items– Funds are sent to the school for reimbursement after grant recipient returns receipts for items purchased. School site may require that all receipts are turned-in at once, and by the purchasing cut-off date for the current school year.

Exceptions:

– Guadalupe Union School District requests that grant awards be paid via payroll option only.

– Santa Maria-Bonita School District requests that grant awards be paid via payroll option only.

– SBCEO Teacher Innovation Grants may be paid by reimbursement only, receipts returned to Anne Flores by May 15 of the school year during which the grant was awarded. Purchased items will remain the property of SBCEO.

For additional information, please contact SBCEO Teachers Network (805) 964-4711 ext. 5277.